Utah Representative Michael Noel speaking about federal overreach

This week the Republican Party in San Juan County held their Lincoln Day Dinner in Monticello, Utah. It was attended by representatives from Senator Hatch and Senator Lee’s offices. Also, Utah State Auditor John Dougall attended the event. They were all asked to say a few words, but the guest speaker for the event was Representative Michael Noel. Rep. Michael Noel has been a champion for access to public lands for over 20 years. He is a loud powerful voice against the overreach and injustice rural Utahns have been faced…

Mike Noel receives the 2016 Friend of the Trust Award

Salt Lake City – Representative Mike Noel has been awarded the 2016 Friend of the Trust Award, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) and School Children’s Trust Section of the Utah State Board of Education announced today. Noel will receive the award Thursday, October 20, at a 9 AM assembly of students, educators, and community members at Kanab High School. “Mike Noel is a true champion- perhaps the true champion- of the school trust lands and their mission” said Tim Donaldson, Director of the School Children’s Trust. “In recent decades, Utah’s school trust lands…

Note Worthy but Not News: Day 1 of the Utah Legislature

Among other events happening yesterday, it was the first day of the 2015 Utah Legislative Session. Here’s a few Capitol Hill happenings that you might have missed if you were only listening for talk of taxes, healthcare, and education funding: State Senate President Wayne Niederhauser sang the girls state fight song from the dais. True story. Two years after appointment to the Utah Senate, Senator Jim Dabakis is in the Minority leadership. On the Majority side of the aisle, Ralph Okerland is Majority Leader, despite two heart attacks in two years.…