Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 28, 2014
Directory of area legislators

The 2014 general session of the Utah Legislature convened Monday and will end on March 13 after a 45-day run.

Tooele County’s four legislators are listed below with their contact information. House and Senate district boundaries are approximate. Enter your home address at to find out who represents you.


Doug Sagers

Doug Sagers

Rep. Doug Sagers,
R-District 21

District boundaries: Tooele City, Pine Canyon, part of Stansbury Park

Home Town: Tooele


Home phone: 435-882-0931

Cell phone: 435-830-3485

Standing and appropriations committees: House Ethics; House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment; House Revenue and Taxation, Native American Legislative Liaison, Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations


Merrill Nelson

Merrill Nelson

Rep. Merrill Nelson,
R-District 68

District boundaries: Lake Point, Erda, Grantsville, Wendover, Dugway, Stockton, Rush Valley, Vernon, Ophir, part of Stansbury Park, Juab and Millard counties, part of Utah and Beaver counties

Home Town: Grantsville


Cell phone: 801-971-2172

Standing committees and appropriations: House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment; House Economic Development and Workforce Services, Retirement and Independent Entities Appropriations; Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations


Daniel Thatcher

Daniel Thatcher

Sen. Daniel Thatcher,
R-District 12

District boundaries: Tooele City, East Erda, Pine Canyon, Magna, parts of West Valley City and West Jordan

Home Town: West Valley City


Phone: 801-759-4746

Standing and appropriations committees: Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions; Senate Health and Human Services; Senate Judiciary, Senate Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice; Senate Retirement and Independent Entities; Public Education Appropriations; Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations; Retirement and Independent Entities Appropriations


Pete Knudson

Pete Knudson

Sen. Pete Knudson,
R-District 17

District boundaries: Lake Point, Stansbury Park, West Erda, Grantsville, Wendover, Dugway, Rush Valley, Vernon, Ophir, part of Box Elder and Cache counties

Home Town: Brigham City


Cell phone: 435-730-2026

Standing and appropriations committees: Senate Economic Development and Workforce Services; Senate Ethics; Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment; Senate Rules, Executive Appropriations; Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations, Social Services Appropriations

Tim Gillie

Staff Writer at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Tim covers education, Tooele City government, business, real estate, politics and the state Legislature. He became a journalist after a long career as an executive with the Boy Scouts of America. Tim is a native of Washington state and a graduate of Central Washington University.

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