Tag: Inland Port Authority

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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Press Release: Better Utah Responds To Port Authority Board Decision

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2018 BETTER UTAH RESPONDS TO PORT AUTHORITY BOARD DECISION Salt Lake City, UT – Today, the Inland Port Authority Board decided once again to keep subcommittee meetings closed to the public. Chase Thomas, executive director at Alliance for a Better Utah, issued the following statement: “The Inland Port

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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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Corruption should be prevented, not just revealed

“Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” — Justice Louis D. Brandeis   Despite its overuse, I have always loved this quote from Brandeis. However, most people tend to only quote the first half of the sentence. I believe this is because most people only tend to

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