Monthly Archive:: March 2011

Governor Herbert’s Energy Plan Raises Concern For Some

Governor Gary Herbert is trying to stay one step ahead of rising energy costs. Last week, he unveiled a 10-year energy plan

Wimmer: Repeal HB477 During Special Session

Republican Representative Carl Wimmer says lawmakers should repeal HB 477 when they meet for a special session this summer, instead of using

Union Carpenters Form Picket Line at City Creek

Construction ceased today on parts of the City Creek development in Downtown Salt Lake City as workers formed a picket line on

Politics Up Close: HB 477 and Open Records

The debate over HB 477 isn’t over, in fact, it has hardly begun. The controversial new law bars access to all text

Discontent Rampant Among SLC Library Employees, Board Told

A routine monthly board meeting turned into a spectacle yesterday afternoon at the Salt Lake City Main Library. The focus of the

Planning Division Pitches Parking Cap to Encourage Alternative Transportation

The Salt Lake City Planning Division is proposing to cap the number of parking spots at future developments as part of an

Chaffetz Leads TSA Grilling in Subcommittee

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz got the chance to put the Transportation Security Administration on the hot seat for its much-criticized full body

Hatch’s Campaign Manager Discusses Strategy, Criticism

The 2012 election is obviously more than a year away, but Dave Hansen isn’t taking anything for granted. The former chairman of

Grants & Loans Expand Use of Natural Gas

A number of businesses, Salt Lake City and the University of Utah have been awarded about $500,000 in grants and loans from

Jonathan Hoekstra Speaks About “Energy By Design”

Nature Conservancy Senior Scientist Jonathan Hoekstra, lead author of The Atlas of Global Conservation, took part in the 2011 Nature of Things