Firework shows, BBQ’s, and baseball games can mean only one thing; it’s summer time in Utah! Your Foxley and Pignanelli team is working just as hard as any other time of the year but we are putting a little more zest into our days. Each member of the firm has unique hobbies and interests and is diligently putting the office hours in while still finding time to pursue our personal interests. Here is a mid year update on what the firm is up to this summer solstice.
With a few exceptions, politics in Utah is rather quiet. Time to check out the Mueller report and the presidential contest
At the risk of ultra-hyperbole (at which Frank excels), we can legitimately claim that Utah has experienced an unprecedented level of direct democracy through initiatives, referenda and ballot measures. This includes statewide and local efforts by citizens to impact their government. Is this a just a blip, or are we becoming California?
Pignanelli & Webb: Politics and gossip are like bread and butter — they just go together really well. Your columnists like both (especially with a little honey), so we hereby deliver the latest hearsay and rumors about upcoming political races.
One of the most controversial, and unfinished, issues in the 2019 legislative session was a proposal to collect sales taxes on professional services and other industries. Lawmakers committed to study the matter through the summer, along with other structural reforms in the tax system, and then convene a special session in the fall. Shockingly, tax policy is political! We review the implications of tax reform.
After a rough winter — both politically and meteorologically — Utahns are ready for sunshine, flowers and spring. Because you may not have time for much reading this general conference weekend, we graciously provide a new list of “The Shortest Books Ever Written:”
Another session is in the books! Foxley & Pignanelli is proud to have completed another legislative session. 2019 was a unique year of new faces and unprecedented issues. As your designated Utah politicos, we are pleased to provide you an end of session summary, complete with color commentary