Monthly Archive:: March 2011

SL County Changes Breeding Ordinance

After some dog breeders vented their frustration with a new Salt Lake County ordinance aimed at irresponsible breeding, the county council voted

HB 477 Working Group Meets for the First Time

Lawmakers, community leaders and media representatives from across the state met for the first time Wednesday to discuss HB 477, the controversial

Fuel, Health Care Costs Going up for Salt Lake City

A preview of Salt Lake City's 2012 budget shows a slight increase in revenue, but the bright spots are being overshadowed by

Salt Lake City Envisions “Complete Streets”

Salt Lake City's “Complete Streets” efforts are coming into focus. The city council last night discussed some specific initiatives for making city

Not All Legislators Think Special Session is a Good Idea

With four days’ notice, the state legislature has been asked to reconvene at the state capitol this Friday for a special session

Group Sues Lt. Governor Over Ethics Initiative

Utahns for Ethical Government is suing the Lieutenant Governor for not releasing the signature count on an ethics initiative petition they submitted

Working Group Selected to Re-Visit Open Records

State lawmakers will be back to work this Friday. Last night, Governor Gary Herbert called the legislature into a special session to

Utah House Republicans Vote to Repeal HB 477

Less than two weeks after signing House Bill 477 into law, Utah Governor Gary Herbert issued a statement Monday calling for the

Salt Lake City to Consider Ban on E-Billboards

The Salt Lake City Planning Commission wants to ban electronic billboards in the city, as part of the city’s efforts to eventually

West Valley Transparency Standard Sharply Differs from HB 477

While a heated debate over access to public records rages on in the state legislature, Utah’s second-largest city wants you to know