Tag: public service

Barriers to access in politics for public servants

The Salt Lake City Council is considering increasing their own salaries. And unlike a lot of instances when people in power give themselves raises, it’s a good thing. Currently, councilmembers are paid $26,291 per year. That’s not much for a part-time job, and certainly not much for a part-time job as demanding as serving on

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Former Congresswoman Karen Shepherd joins Better UTAH Board

Salt Lake City — Good government group Alliance for a Better UTAH announced today the addition of former congresswoman Karen Shepherd to its board of directors. Shepherd was the second woman in the history of Utah to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Before her election to Congress, she served in the Utah

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