Chad Booth asks Brent Gardner and Representative Dee, what else is coming up in the 2012 legislative session in Utah? The legislature is looking at what the priorities of the state are and making sure that those priorities are funded.
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What are the long-term effects of receiving a dedicated fund from the state to cover the costs that are involved when state prisoners are sentenced directly to a county jail?
It becomes an issue of priorities at the state. There are a number of programs that the state legislature needs to make decisions on funding. However, funding jails is important because it keeps inmates incarcerated.
Brent Gardner, Utah Association of Counties and Representative Brad Dee discuss legislation that would create a dedicated fund to help fund Condition of Probation Prisoners.
Who should should make the decision about Wilderness in Utah? While the Federal Government can see things from a broader picture they lack the connection to the land that exists at the county level.
What are the solutions that are proposed for dealing with the Wilderness debate, and where do we go from here?