Senator Lee: Congress Needs Uber-Level Innovation [UPH Wire]

Congress Needs Uber-Level Innovation By Senator Mike Lee At first, I didn’t have strong feelings about the House Speaker’s race. I thought initial front-runner Kevin McCarthy might do a good job. I feel the same about other potential speakers, including Paul Ryan, Daniel Webster, and my good friend Jason Chaffetz. More than anything, though, it seemed that what mattered was not who the next speaker is but what the next speaker does. I shared my thoughts with the handful of House colleagues who asked for them, but, as a senator,…

Public Education Budget

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Figuring out the State budget at the beginning of the Legislative Session is like predicting the winner of the Super Bowl. You know the game, have your favorite, but have little idea on the outcome. A couple of years ago, I attended a National Governors Association meeting where Jim Collins the author of several business books spoke, including Built To Last and Good To Great. He talked about several of his leadership concepts; what makes great companies great. After his presentation, a Governor raised his hand and asked whether these concepts…