Shar Lewis, the executive director of Utah Commission on Volunteers, has helped craft the Lieutenant Governor's Conference on Service, April 8-10 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center (Volunteers.Utah.gov). Lt. Gov. Greg Bell and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will speak, in addition to numerous breakout sessions and a service project on the final day.
I have no real faith that the Utah Legislature will ever create any sensible ethic and campaign reforms, after the driving-under-the influence arrest and admitted affair with a teenage girl in a hot tub.
The rancor may not have an impact on his re-election chances--it's never seemed to before--but Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson's critics are barking louder than a pack of wild dogs after his vote against health-care reform.