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.


Proposition 2 legalizing medical marijuana passed 53 to 47 percent but in October, a compromise was reached promising that the Utah legislature would legalize medical marijuana regardless of the voter outcome. A special legislative session will take place on Monday where state lawmakers will vote on the new language in a compromise bill. KPCW talked with Representative Tim Quinn about the differences between the new bill and the proposition 2 initiative and what can be expected with the legalization of medical marijuana here in Utah in the coming months. Carolyn Murray has this:

Summit County Council member Kim Carson has an update on Wednesday’s council meeting. Utah House Representative, Tim Quinn talks about the Medical Marijuana compromise bill the legislature will consider on Monday in the special session. Captain Phil Kirk from the Park City Police Department talks about the Shop With A Cop event coming up on Saturday.

Utah House of Representatives

With a 400 vote win over Democrat Meaghan Miller, Republican Representative Tim Quinn will retain his seat in the Utah House of representatives.

Republican Tim Quinn represents State House district 54 which covers Summit and Wasatch County. Quinn spoke with KPCW the day after the election. He said the legislature will be busy making adjustments to the three propositions that Utah citizens passed.

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.

Efforts to expand Medicaid in Utah have met roadblocks in the state legislature since the Affordable Care Act was signed in 2010 by President Barak Obama. Utah lawmakers passed a Medicaid expansion bill this year.  Critics say it has no chance of getting federal approval because it doesn’t meet the ACA guidelines requiring coverage up to 138% of the poverty level. Proponents in the legislature disagree and are hoping for support from the federal government.  Carolyn Murray has this:

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council member Chris Robinson who has a recap of Wednesday's meeting Newly named Park City High School Principal Roger Arbabi introduces himself to the Park City Community and  Utah House of Representative for District 54, Tim Quinn District has a legislative recap of his first term in office.

UtahPolicy.com published an update on Monday as it follows the negotiations between Our Schools Now advocates and lawmakers.  In this final week of the Utah legislative session, they’re discussing a proposal that could pump $300 million into Utah schools every year. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber recaps Tuesday's meeting, State Representative Tim Quinn calls in with a legislative update, and Park City Police Officer Terry Knechtel has details on this year’s Citizens Police Academy.

Lawmakers Don't Like Ballot Measures Despite Popularity

Feb 16, 2018

Utah is likely to have six measures on November’s ballot.  Based on polls, several have solid voter support.  The Summit County GOP and Democratic Party chairs shared their observations with KPCW about how lawmakers and constituents are responding to this year’s ballot initiatives.    Carolyn Murray has this:

The Summit County Democratic and Republican Party leaders spend a lot of time at the Capitol this time of year.  They’re watching some of the drinking bills and following votes from the county’s five state representatives.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Sales Tax On Food Is Moral Issue For One Legislator

Jan 22, 2018
Utah House Representative, Tim Quinn

Republican Tim Quinn thinks charging sales tax on food is a moral concern.  He’s pushing an early bill in the legislature to drop the 1.75% Utahns pay on food sales.  Carolyn Murray has this:

On today’s program, State Rep. Tim Quinn (R - District 54) has a look ahead at the 2018 legislative session.  Heber Mayor-elect Kelleen Potter talks about her election and what she hopes to accomplish in the next four years. Abby McNulty, director of the Park City Education Foundation has an update on her new appointment to the NSFA Industry Leadership Council. She is joined by Crystal Giles – a coding specialist with Jeremy Ranch Elementary school who had an update on this program started three years ago.

Local News Hour - September 21, 2017

Sep 21, 2017

On today’s program, Our Schools Now Campaign Manager Austin Cox has details about the education funding initiative that could be on the November 2018 ballot. Summit County Council member Doug Clyde has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Utah State Representative Tim Quinn has an update on legislative issues, including his bill to remove sales tax from food and Peace House Director of Development and Marketing, Sally Tauber has details about Peace House Bling Fling parties.