New Road Home Crime Report for 2017

New Road Home Crime Report for 2017

Hello everyone,

Here is the crime report for the Midvale Road Home, as reported by Officer Chavez:

Road home crime rates for all of 2017

 

In July we started with 3 full-time officers in the Road Home in Midvale.

In September the Rio Grande Project was initiated downtown.

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Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

On this day, we celebrate the things that unite us.

In our very deeply divided country, some would want us to continue screaming and yelling, feigning offense and disgust at every little misstep and seeking always to catch the other side at their worst and then use those moments to define them. But this is no way to heal a nation. This is no way to build a successful home or community or country. That would require love, understanding and compassion.

And as for Martin Luther King, …

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Updated my web site

Updated my web site

I’ve put a lot of new information, particularly the bills I’m running this next session. I welcome your input on these bills and the hundreds of others I will have to review this year.

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Murray Homeless Camp Tour

Murray Homeless Camp Tour

I was invited to a tour of some locations in Murray where the homeless population is now moving since they can no longer stay in downtown Salt Lake City. They are moving south to Murray and Midvale. The drugs and crime isn’t going away, it is just moving further south. Our Chief of Police wanted us to know what he is doing to control the crime in this area.

Our new Mayor-elect Blair Camp sponsored this event. The city is doing all they can to address …

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Midvale Homeless Shelter Meeting

Midvale Homeless Shelter Meeting

Here are the facts and figures as reported in the Midvale Homeless Shelter Meeting today.

The UPD reported an increase in Medical Calls (lots of kids – lots of bumps and bruises). Theft calls were also up. Narcotics calls continue to decline. In April a drug-sniffing dog was introduced to the Center. Since then Narcotics crime has declined. Here is the chart:

Crime Rates in the Road Home

Here are the other statistics from the Midvale Road Home Center:

These are counts of total individuals coming into the …

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Process for becoming a Foster Parent

Process for becoming a Foster Parent

I met today with DCFS Executive Director Brent Platt and others with the Department of Family Services and the Department of Foster Care and the Foster Care non-profit to discuss the process of becoming a foster parent.

Despite having four kids, they still want to help out as foster parents

 

My daughter Liz attempted to become a foster parent. After learning of the difficulty of doing so, decided against it. Her complaint was that the State says there is a in sufficient number of foster parents …

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HB 236 Mobile Home Owners Rights Ceremonial Bill Signing

HB 236 Mobile Home Owners Rights Ceremonial Bill Signing

We met with the Governor on May 3rd to have a ceremonial bill signing.  Here are the photos from that event.

 

 

 

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2017 Salt Lake Chamber Business Champion

2017 Salt Lake Chamber Business Champion

This year, I was honored once again (for the third year) to be named one of the Salt Lake Chamber’s 2017 Business Champions for my support of pro-business, pro-economic development policies. The legislature plays a key role in preserving Utah’s strong business climate and efforts during the 2017 legislative session were no exception. Thanks to all of the incredible businesses in District 44 for your engagement in these important issues.

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2017 Post-session Facebook Live Town Hall

2017 Post-session Facebook Live Town Hall

In case you haven’t seen this, here is a post-session town hall that I did with Mark Ziegler, our Legislative District Chair for District #44.

 

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Post Session Facebook LiveQuestions we discuss:Public education fundingBears Ears MonumentTier-3 gasolineSchool assessment and grading

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2017 Bills that didn’t pass

2017 Bills that didn’t pass

Here is a list of bills of significance that our House Majority Caucus staff noticed that didn’t pass:

2017 Interesting (* or Important) Bills Not Passed

 

HB 45 (McCay), would have disallowed assessment of land under the Farmland Assessment Act if the land is devoted to the production of solar energy or is a ski area.
HB 57 (King), would have directed the state to seek a Medicaid waiver to cover a number of services, including STD testing and treatment, family planning and contraception, for low-income individuals who …

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