Are female lawmakers getting overlooked in the legislature?

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah- (ABC4 News) – Legislative leadership recently rolled out the list of lawmakers that will serve on the tax reform task force.

There are ten voting members on the committee, only one is a woman. That has drawn criticism from those who say women should have a stronger voice on this critical issue.

Senate Minority Leader Karen Mayne and Salt Lake Tribune Columnist Michelle Quist weigh in on that and more in this week’s Inside Utah Politics Panel discussion. 

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 Glen is honored to be delivering the news of the day every weeknight at 5, 6, and 10 in his home state. He is an award-winning veteran journalist, who joined the ABC4 News team as a weekend anchor in June 2013. Over the years, he held various positions at the station as he worked his way up to the main anchor chair. He also serves as our Senior Political Correspondent and hosts Inside Utah Politics, which airs every Sunday. The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Glen as the best government and military television reporter in the state. Before returning home to Utah, he spent 11 1/2 years developing his journalism skills in other states. He held various on-air and management positions at KPVI in Pocatello, Idaho, WGBA in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and KKCO in Grand Junction, Colorado during that time. Read More...