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Contact Info:

Dean Sanpei’s Cell: 801-979-5711
Email: Dean@DeanSanpei.com

Articles:  

Final Budget Boosts School Funding, Gives State Workers a Raise

Hughes Shuffles the Deck with House Committee Assignments

Legislature will have Nearly $100 Million More Than Expected For Budget

State Revenue Growth Estimates Down $10 Million

Education Fares Well as Lawmakers Fine Tune $14.7 Billion State Budget

Sanpei Named House Chair of Executive Appropriations Committee

Governor to Lay Out Medicaid Plan Details

Utah Gears Up as Health Website Reopens Saturday

Polls Regarding Healthy Utah Plan with Competing Results

Radio Interview on the Rod Arquette Show on KNRS 

Medicaid Expansion Far From Decided

House Creates Committee of 9 to Investigate A.G...

Article Description: In an environment where accusations into the behavior of the Utah Attorney General were raising a number of questions and speculations about appropriate behaviors and actions of the attorney general, Representative Sanpei runs a resolution first in the Rules Interim Committee and then to the full house that would begin an investigation into the conduct of the Utah Attorney General. 

Utah House Creates Committee to Investigate Attorney General

Article Description: Representative Sanpei runs the resolution first in the Rules Interim Committee and then to the full house that would begin an investigation into the conduct of the Utah Attorney General. 

Utah Malpractice Reform Bill Clears First Legislative Hurdle

Article Description: Adjusting current medical malpractice laws is a bill during the 2013 session that Rep. Sanpei is mentioned for in the Tribune article.  The bill seeks to reduce the number of frivolous law suits while balancing the needs of patients to have access to the courts.  Rep. Sanpei received consensus support for this bill from both the medical community as well as the trial attorneys association and the Utah Bar Association.  

Utah Bill: Your therapist and doctor should join forces..."

Article Description: Representative Sanpei is mentioned for his bill that endeavors to bring a greater level of integration between behavioral health and physical health.  The caption is a bit of an error in that integration does not always mean co-location and co-location does not necessarily mean integration.  Nonetheless, the concept described in the article is a general overview of some of the benefits and needs that are intended to be accomplished.

Sanpei Named House Rules Chairman

Article Description: Representative Sanpei is named as the Committee Chairman for the House Rules Committee for the upcoming legislative cycle.  He speaks of his desire to serve the body and be a part of moving good policy forward.  

Education, Incentives Key to Solving Healthcare Woes

Article Description: Representative Sanpei participated as a panel expert on healthcare with a number of business and community leaders.  The issues are complex, but changing incentives and educating individuals are key to comprehensive reform.  The article briefly highlights some of the topics addressed by forum participants.  

Utah's Multi Unit Housing Debate

Description: Representative Sanpei talks with Susan Wood with the League of Cities and Towns about multi unit housing and some legislation for the 2012 session that seeks to find the right balance between property rights and the desire of many to have family oriented neighborhoods.   

Our View: Medicaid Reforms Needed

Article Description: The Standard Examiner in Ogden Utah expresses their support for the Medicaid reform efforts of Representative Sanpei.  Stating "It's a restructuring that we support."

Bill: Reform How Utah's Medicaid Providers are Paid

Article Description: Representative Sanpei and Senator Liljenquest introduce to the State Appropriations committee legislation that the fiscal analysts estimate will save Utah $770 million in Medicaid dollars over seven years if passed and implemented.  

Meet Representative Dean Sanpei

Article Description: Daniel Burton the former Chair of the Utah Young Republicans interviews Representative Sanpei and gains some unique perspective into the Representative.   

Utah County Frontrunner, Airport Trax Lines Still on Track

Article Description: As a daily commuter between Provo and Salt Lake Representative Sanpei talks about the nearing completion of Frontrunner from the perspective of someone who is on the freeway for up to 12 hours each week.  

Healthcare Industry Looking for Reform

Article Description: Representative Sanpei participated as a panel expert for a Utah Business magazine healthcare forum along with a number of business and community leaders.  The issues discussed focused on the ongoing healthcare reform components, their complexity and the need to continue the evolution of change.    

FrontRunner South, Airport TRAX near completion

Article Description: This article is a reprint of the article "Utah County Frontrunner, Airport Trax Lines Still on Track" that appeared in the Deseret News a few days prior.  As a daily commuter between Provo and Salt Lake Representative Sanpei talks about the nearing completion of Frontrunner from the perspective of someone who is on the freeway for up to 12 hours each week.

New Utah Medicaid law Carries Enormous Potential

Article Description: The KSL editorial board refers to the Medicaid reform passed by the legislature as "One of the most significant and innovative pieces of legislation..."  While Representative Sanpei is not specifically mentioned in this editorial it is the same reform he continues to be central to making a reality.      

Lawmakers Approve Ambitious Medicaid Reform

Article Description: The Tribune reports on the major Medicaid reform that Representative Sanpei worked hard to make a reality. The article describes the effort as the "culmination of months of consensus building" efforts with multiple stakeholders.

Provo legislator Dean Sanpei sworn into office

Article Description: Representative Sanpei is sworn into office during the 2010 interim.  He was elected by the delegates and then appointed by the Governor to fill the vacancy in Legislative District 63.   

Utah County GOP taps Sanpei to replace Stephen Clark

By Donald W. Meyers
The Salt Lake Tribune
Updated: 06/04/2010 12:21:12 AM MDT

Article Description:Dean Sanpei is chosen by the delegates to represent Legislative District 63 as the GOP nominee as well as replace Representative Steve Clark for the remainder of the 2010 term.    

Newsletters

July2010 - Representative Sanpei Appointed to the Legislature

September 2010 - Active on the Hill

October 2010 - Election Time

April 2012 - 2012 Legislative Updates

March 2013 - 2013 Legislative Updates

April 2014 - 2014 AG and Medicaid Reform

April 2014 - 2014 Leadership

September 2016 - About Representative Sanpei

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