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Wayne Harper's steady leadership has served Utah well.

Senator Wayne Harper is driven by a deep commitment to empower individuals to achieve success in both their personal and professional lives, striving for excellence in all endeavors. With extensive experience in public service, leadership, management, civics, government, and organizational collaboration, he has honed his skills in working effectively with people from all walks of life.

Fiscal Responsibility

Wayne Harper consistently champions tax reduction as a core principle of his fiscal policy. His unwavering commitment to lowering taxes is evident in his legislative record, where he has consistently advocated for and successfully implemented measures to alleviate the financial burden on hardworking citizens. Harper’s proactive approach to cutting taxes reflects his understanding of economic growth and empowerment, as demonstrated by his track record of fostering a more financially resilient community.


Wayne Harper stands as a staunch advocate for education, tirelessly working to ensure the success of both teachers and students. His voting record reflects a consistent commitment to policies that prioritize educational excellence, from increased funding for schools to initiatives aimed at enhancing teacher training and support. Harper’s dedication to fostering a thriving learning environment underscores his belief in the transformative power of education, evident in his strategic voting patterns that align with the advancement of student achievement and the empowerment of educators.


Wayne Harper has emerged as a key leader in the enhancement of transit infrastructure within District 16, demonstrating a proactive commitment to alleviating congestion in Salt Lake County. His track record underscores a persistent focus on implementing innovative solutions to improve public transportation, from advocating for increased funding for transit projects to supporting policies aimed at reducing traffic congestion. Harper’s unwavering dedication to fostering efficient and accessible transit options highlights his pivotal role in creating a more sustainable and commuter-friendly environment throughout Salt Lake County.

2024 Legislation

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I'm proud of the legislation I sponsored in 2024 to help improve Utah and to keep Utah the best state to live in. S.B. 16 Motor Vehicle Amendments Act S.B.…

Week 5, 2024 Legislative Update

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Friends and Neighbors, Foremost, I wish to thank each of you who have contacted me to express your positions on the various bills and budget items the legislature is addressing. …

Week 5 , 2024 Legislative Session Video update

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Week 4, 2024 Legislative Update

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Greetings Friends and Neighbors,   We are more than halfway through the 2024 General Legislative Session and time is certainly moving quickly. In the coming weeks, we will continue to…

Week 4, 2024 Legislative Session Video Update

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Week 3, 2024 Legislative Session

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Friends and Neighbors,   After completing the third week of the session, a total of 707 bills have been numbered, and 44 of them have passed in both the House…