POSTED // Mar 12,2014 - The pitched political civil war over Utah’s election system that’s been waging between lawmakers who support caucus conventions and the organizers of a citizen petition to do away with them ended in a truce this week.
POSTED // Mar 6,2014 - This week, learn how the larger-than-life escapades of the characters from Edward Abbey’s Monkeywrench Gang helped inspire real-life activists of the environmental movement at a free documentary screening.
POSTED // Mar 5,2014 - City Weekly reported in January on a survey conducted by a veteran Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner showing that 94 percent of reported adult sexual assaults in Salt Lake County were not prosecuted. The shocking statistic prompted lawmakers to dig into the logistics of how rape kits are often left on law-enforcement shelves, and they soon learned that the problem is not limited to Salt Lake County.
POSTED // Feb 27,2014 - South Jordan residents will want to check out a hearing to go over the city’s budget proposal and make sure they know where their tax dollars are going and where they’re not. Later, a foru
POSTED // Feb 26,2014 - For being so vital to the Beehive State, the Utah Department of Transportation is an agency that’s largely invisible to Utahns. UDOT is, after all, everywhere and nowhere at once, as anonymous as the 6,000 miles
POSTED // Feb 26,2014 - As intimidating as the website was for Americans who are used to clicking their way through online forms and applications, for many Latinos in Utah, enrolling through the government portal meant getting an e-mail for the first time.
POSTED // Feb 13,2014 - This week is all about taking steps now to better your community and yourself in the future. If you’re tired of waiting for the so-called leaders to lead on air quality, then join a citizen-led group...
POSTED // Feb 12,2014 - Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions announced Feb. 5 that it had welcomed Sen. Curtis Bramble, R-Provo, to be chair of its advisory board. The company’s press release touted Bramble’s “deep experience in accounting, legislative framework, regulation and compliance.”
POSTED // Feb 6,2014 - If you happen to think that politicians’ contributions to the pollution debate are more about hot air than clean air, then swing on by a special Idea Silo, where average citizens will brainstorm solutions