This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. The Utah Legislature will meet beginning Thursday in its first-ever digital special session as lawmakers confront a range of issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the core functions of this special session will remain the same as ever — lawmakers will still debate and vote on bills — there are some key
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Rural Utah counties seek a slice of the state’s inland port development, while a new bill in the Legislature reignites concerns by Salt Lake City
This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. While many Salt Lake City residents have expressed opposition to the inland port, a massive development planned for the city’s westernmost side, a number of rural counties approached the board overseeing the area’s development with a different outlook on Wednesday.
‘Yet another power grab?’ Bill filed to give Utah Port Authority more reach, power to block lawsuits
This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Ever since the Utah Legislature’s special session last summer to reach a compromise between Salt Lake City and state leaders on the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority, there’s been no other legislation filed to bring major changes