Logan Wilde

On today's Local News Hour:

(08:01) Former State Representative for Summit County and Commissioner of the Utah Dept. of Agriculture and Food Logan Wilde.

( 16:31 ) Director of Development for Dakota Pacific Jeff Gochnour has an update on the development proposal, that goes to a public hearing tonight before the Summit County Council, including plans for a new medical building as the rest of the project looks for approval.

(32:18) Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough has an update on the vaccinations rollout and challenges they’re facing.

Utah House of Representatives

As we’ve reported, Logan Wilde, a Republican who represents part of Summit County in the state legislature, is stepping down to take a role in the Governor’s office.

Utah Dept. of Agriculture and Food

On Friday March 20, Utah’s Governor appointed a Republican state legislative representative for Summit County to serve as the commissioner for the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. 

Utah House of Representatives

The new tax law that state lawmakers recently passed might be put on hold, with a citizen referendum likely to succeed. One Summit County legislator looks ahead to how that might play out in the 2020 general session.

Although state lawmakers likely hoped to put it behind them, District 53 Rep. Logan Wilde says legislators won’t escape a conversation about tax reform, given the likely success of a referendum to put the legislature’s tax reform efforts to voters.

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Action Utah

The 2020 legislative session starts in two weeks, where Utah’s lawmakers will create and amend laws that impact every Utahn. An upcoming event seeks to connect Park City-area residents with their legislators and learn more about the lawmaking process.

Action Utah, a non-partisan community advocacy organization, will host a legislative preview Wednesday evening. Action Utah Executive Director Andrea Himoff hopes the event empowers Utahns to engage in the state political process.

Utah House of Representatives

With Utah Congressman Rob Bishop’s decision not to seek re-election to another term in 2020, the question remains who will jump into the race in the incumbent’s absence. One local lawmaker has officially ruled out that option.

Utah House of Representatives

The 45-day legislative session is nearing its end, keeping lawmakers busy as they try to debate and vote on hundreds of bills. District 53 Rep. Logan Wilde shared his thoughts on some legislation that Summit County and Park City have been watching. 

On today’s program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Rep. Logan Wilde discusses the tax bill, the ban on plastic bag bans and his gravel pit bill, as the general session of the Utah Legislature nears its end and Park City Public Utilities Director Clint McAffee and Streets Manager Troy Daley talk about potholes and the effect a big winter has on Park City streets and budget.

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The House Natural Resources Committee voted 6-4 to advance House Bill 320 Monday. Spanish Fork Republican Rep. Mike McKell first presented the Container Regulation Act last Friday, but the committee ran out of time for discussion, and it was held for a later hearing.

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KPCW Radio

District 53 Rep. Logan Wilde, who represents a portion of Summit County, has come under fire for a perceived conflict of interest related to a bill he’s sponsoring this legislative session. 

Utah State Capitol
KPCW Radio

A controversial bill sponsored by Summit County Rep. Logan Wilde crossed its first legislative hurdle Friday. 

Summit County Republican Party

The Summit County Republican Party hosted a preview of the 2019 legislative session Tuesday, featuring State Sen. Ron Winterton and State Representatives Tim Quinn and Logan Wilde. They took questions from a dozen or so members of the public on a variety of topics, including the effects of the federal shutdown on Utahns. KPCW’s Emily Means has more.

Utah House of Representatives

Republican Incumbent Logan Wilde won another term in the Utah State House of Representatives. 

Logan Wilde defeated Democratic Chris Neville, a Park City resident for Utah House seat 53. Wilde says that with polling surveys before the election they expected the win. But they were surprised by the results of some of Utah’s propositions.

Utah’s population is growing as is the economy. People are moving in, jobs are plentiful, and the legislature passed a tax increase last year that will help equalize school funding and help pay for the student growth throughout the state.

On today’s program, Representative for District 54 Tim Quinn discusses the ballot results. Only 514 votes separate him from Democratic Challenger Meaghan Miller with a lot of provisional ballots still to be counted. With a decisive mandate by voters to issue a $48 million bond to purchase Treasure Hill, Mayor Andy Beerman tells us what’s next. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Utilities Director Clint McAffee have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting when the council is scheduled to vote on more than $11-million of water and utility projects. Rep.