Ron Winterton

KPCW Radio

After the ballot initiatives to create a medical cannabis program and expand Medicaid were replaced by legislators, voters wonder what the Utah Legislature has in store for Proposition 4, the ballot initiative that establishes an independent redistricting commission. 

Members of the Wasatch County Republican Party gathered on Saturday for their annual Lincolns Day breakfast fundraiser at Soldier Hollow. Among those invited to speak included state legislators representing the county, Senator Ron Winterton and Representative Tim Quinn.

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.

District 26’s State Senator Ronald Winterton is preparing for his first legislative session at the end of this month. The state senator is in the early stages of drafting legislation to improve efficiently in state departments.

Senator Winterton says he’s been approached to run a few bills but he’s wading through those waters cautiously.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Republican Primary Candidate Ron Winterton about his run for Senate District 26.  County Council Member Glenn Wright discusses the Council's visit to the conference of Utah Association of Counties held in St. George. Shauna Weist, Executive Director of Connect Summit County previews Mental Health Awareness Month beginning with the first event on May 1.

Brian Gorum Senate District 26

The primary election season is upon us, with three candidates running for Utah Senate District 26 on the Republican ballot. A resident of Vernal is one of those interested in serving the sprawling and diverse area that includes the five counties from the northeastern part of the state. Carolyn Murray has this:  

Summit County Republicans held their convention Tuesday night in Kamas, where they heard from three candidates running for Utah Senate District 26. One of the candidates was endorsed by a familiar name in local politics. Rick Brough has more: