Nearly half choose drug treatment option over jail in latest police operation
“Both House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, and Rep. Eric Hutchings, R-Kearns, who has championed the justice reform initiative, have observed the operations, Gill said.”

UEA Endorsements
“In the House races, the UEA is recommending re-electing Republican Reps.. Eric Hutchings..”

China sending 100 coaches to University of Utah for training
“”It’s a big deal” to help spread the prestige of the university globally, says state Rep. Eric Hutchings, R-Kearns, who speaks Mandarin and traveled to Shanghai with university officials and two other lawmakers to finalize the deal in November.”

Utah Business Coalition Presents 44 “Legislative Business Champion Awards
“The Utah Business Coalition announced the 44 Legislators that will be recognized with its “Legislative Business Champion” award.

Here are steps to take to save lives from overdoses
“Celeste and I want to thank the following people who through their leadership and compassion have been instrumental in effecting these changes: Rep. Edward Redd, Rep. Carol Spackman Moss, Rep. LaVar Christensen, Sen. Brian Shiozawa, Rep. Mike Mckell, Rep. Steve Eliason, Rep. Eric Hutchings, Mary Lou Emerson, director of USAAV, Mary Jo McMillen, executive director of USARA; Brent Kelsey, assistant director of DSAMH; Becky King, Shanin Rapp, Crystal Garcia, DSAMH staff, and Mark Lewis, concerned parent.”

Utah panel OK’s bill boosting drug treatment, reducing sentences
“We have more people going to prison, and more people spending more time in prison, even though we have fewer crimes being committed,” Hutchings said. “It is not logical. It doesn’t make sense.”

Bill would make ‘epic shift’ in Utah’s criminal justice system
“Rep. Eric Hutchings, R-Kearns, said his criminal justice reform bill introduced Wednesday that includes making drug possession a misdemeanor will result in an “epic shift” in how the state treats offenders.”