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2014 Legislative Wrap-up

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Friday on RadioWest we’re joined by a panel of guests to discuss Utah’s 2014 legislative session. As in years past, the issues of air quality, alcohol control and the state’s education system got a lot of attention on the Hill. But the 60th Legislature saw its fair share of unique proceedings. The Speaker of the House and the governor exchanged volleys. A former attorney general was impugned by a damning report. Legislators significantly altered state elections. And it looks like Utah might have a new state tree. 


Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.