Education

Education

Investing in Utah’s schools enriches our children’s lives today and creates business leaders, skilled employees, and informed citizens for tomorrow. Carol has a successful history of passing important education legislation. She consistently advocates for more public education funding that goes directly to the classroom.

As a state representative, Carol has served our community on the Public Education and Public Education Appropriations committees, the Governor’s Education Excellence Commission, and the Utah State Office of Education Graduation Requirements and Competency Committee. She has sponsored or co-sponsored important education legislation, including an anti-bullying and hazing bill (HB 325), a bill to create a peer assistance and review pilot program (teacher mentoring) (HB 115), a bill to provide in-state tuition for veterans (HB 124), and a bill to provide ongoing funding for the International Baccalaureate program (HB 266).

Clean Air

Clean Air

To give our children a bright future, we need to find real solutions to Utah’s air quality problem. Carol understands clean air is not just important for our health but better for our economy as well. She is committed to expanding mass transit options, strict enforcement of clean air standards, and promoting anti-idling education and policies.

Carol has served on the Transportation committee, and co-sponsored the creation of the Air Quality Task Force.

Quality of Life

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Carol cares deeply about Utahns’ quality of life. As a member of the bipartisan Clean Air Caucus, she co-sponsored clean air legislation. To address the drug overdose epidemic, she passed a “Good Samaritan Law,” and a “Naloxone Rescue Law.” She has also passed legislation to prepare for the growing healthcare needs for seniors.