Tag: Inland port authority board

Guest opinon: No, inland port protesters aren’t domestic terrorists

This commentary originally appeared at utahpolicy.com. Read it in its entirety here. A peaceful-turned-violent protest over the inland port on Tuesday has resulted in a lot of finger-pointing: protesters blame police for the escalation, while Gov. Gary Herbert, Derek Miller, and others have claimed the protesters went to the Salt Lake Chamber to bully and

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Has the Unified Fire Authority cleaned up its act? Under the new chief, once exorbitant bonuses have dropped to zero.

This article originally appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here.  When Unified Fire Authority Chief Dan Peterson took over the agency he says there “wasn’t a soul” who wanted it to stay as it was. The State Auditor’s Office had published a scathing audit that month, January 2017, revealing the agency’s top

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Utah’s inland-port board votes to keep the doors shut on its committee meetings despite public support for opening them

This article originally appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here.  Gov. Gary Herbert wants them open. So do more than 160 organizations and individuals, including Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Alliance for a Better Utah and a number of community councils. Nevertheless, the Utah Inland Port Authority board on

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Utah Inland Port board to discuss opening closed-door subcommittee meetings after backlash

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read the article in its entirety here.  SALT LAKE CITY — After controversy over the Utah Inland Port Board subcommittees meeting behind closed doors, board leaders have indicated they have heard the concerns and may consider opening the meetings. Derek Miller, chairman of the Utah Inland Port Authority board

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