A judge rules in favor of Utah’s Democratic Party in a dispute over whether the state can charge “exorbitant” fees for public records. Utah is now on the hook for about $15,000 in attorney’s fees [Tribune, KUTV].
Draper prosecutors have suddenly dropped charges in a case against a woman who videotaped conditions in a slaughterhouse after the case gained notoriety [Tribune, Deseret News, KUTV].
Mayors in Salt Lake County tell the Utah Transit Authority what they would like to see in future transit plans [Tribune].
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker says he might have to ask for a tax hike next year [KUTV].
Utah’s members of Congress have differing approaches to the use of social media [Tribune].
Rep. Jim Matheson helps to deliver “Meals on Wheels” in Utah County [Daily Herald].
Black Diamond CEO Peter Metcalf says he will continue his fight to preserve Utah’s public lands [Park Record].
Consumer confidence in Utah drops in the face of automatic budget cuts from the sequester [Tribune, Deseret News].
The Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce comes out in favor of immigration reform [ABC 4].
The Salt Lake County Council praises Kennecott for how they handled the massive landslide at th e Bingham Canyon Mine [Tribune].