Utah

One would expect the Utah Taxpayers Association to oppose county measures to increase general sales taxes by .25 percent to fund transportation programs, so their endorsement of an alternative revenue option, the mileage fee, is surprising.
6 days ago   Utah Taxpayers Association
<p>Strong job growth and a lack of multi-family housing are pushing rents up and squeezing low-income households.</p>
Dec 25, 2007   The Salt Lake Tribune
<p>This article looks at a Mormon Church-sponsored project in downtown Salt Lake City that some say is sacrificing the will of local retailers and residents for shareholder profits.</p>
Dec 22, 2007   Utah Stories
<p>The seven western states dependent on the Colorado River for their water are on the verge of coming to an agreement on a management plan to ensure a steady supply of water from the increasingly stressed source. But some say the plan won't do enough.</p>
Dec 10, 2007   The Arizona Republic
<p>A tax-increment financed mixed-use mall redevelopment is showing signs of success in suburban Salt Lake City, Utah, raising nearby property values and indicating a trend amongst commercial developers who are finding profit by mixing uses.</p>
Dec 6, 2007   New Urban News
<p>Green development is gathering steam in Sal Lake City, where the downtown area is gaining popularity with new residents and developers.</p>
Dec 3, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Growth in the Western Salt Lake Valley is creating a need for better mobility. Plans are bubbling for an eight-lane freeway, and while many residents support the plan, others are calling on officials to consider transit options more seriously.</p>
Nov 16, 2007   The Salt Lake Tribune
<p>Despite its tax benefits, a big mixed-use project in Salt Lake City is being blamed for making the downtown a virtual deadzone.</p>
Oct 30, 2007   Deseret Morning News
Urban development, demolition, and redevelopment has been a century-long pattern in Salt Lake City, Utah. Exclusive
Oct 8, 2007  By Nate Berg
<p>Responding to pressure from neighborhood residents and a poor grade from a government audit, the city's planning department will be reorganized to ensure proper procedures are followed.</p>
Oct 7, 2007   The Salt Lake Tribune
<p>Salt Lake City residents are upset over a developer using his powerful clout to reroute a planned light rail line so it would not interfere with access points to his shopping mall.</p>
Sep 2, 2007   Deseret Morning News