New lawmaker profile: Rep. Steve Urie, R-Gilbert
Published: February 10, 2011 at 1:01 pm
Name: Steve Urie
Chamber: House of Representatives
Profession: Business owner
Legislative District: No. 22, which covers much of Gilbert.
Committee Assignments: Agriculture and Water; Government.
Previous or Current Elected Offices: Gilbert Town Council, member; Gilbert Redevelopment Commission, member.
Highlights of Community Involvement: National Association for Residential Property Managers, founder.
Why He Ran: “I was asked to run… With 11 years on the Gilbert Town Council I am very familiar with the issues… The difference with legislative and municipal is that with legislative you can actually take action.”
His Focus: “Obviously the budget, obviously improving efficiencies and getting jobs back online. And there are ways to do it… It’s a can-do attitude.”
A Bill: HB 2293 would require both spouses to sign for a credit card in order for it to be considered community property. If only one spouse signs for a credit card, any debt incurred would be the responsibility of the signing spouse.
Reporting by Alyson Zepeda, Cronkite News Service