Climate Week: Salt Lake City offers money-saving solutions to cut carbon footprint

October 14, 2015

Salt Lake City officially kicked off its first ever Climate Week. The initiative is designed to increase awareness about the local realities of climate change, what the city is doing to prepare for the future and what residents can do to reduce their impact at home. Salt Lake City is practicing what it preaches. In […]

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Poll: Becker closing gap in tight contest

October 14, 2015

The mayor feels buoyed by the results of the poll. “It is very encouraging,” said Becker, who believes he has gained support as voters compare him to his challenger. “I certainly have sensed over the last few weeks that there has been momentum coming our way, people who have told us they are voting for […]

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My view: Salt Lake’s protected bike lanes already seeing big increase in bike ridership

October 13, 2015

Lastly, it’s worth noting that in a recent canvassing of the corridor, 59 percent of business owners on the corridor expressed support, 23 percent are neutral about the changes and 18 percent are unsupportive of the changes. Bicycle use on the corridor is up by 30 percent (80 percent on Twilight Concert nights), and state […]

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Poll: Race for Salt Lake City Mayor a Dead Heat

October 13, 2015

Three weeks away from the final Salt Lake City mayoral election and the battle between Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski couldn’t be any closer – in fact it is a statistical dead heat coming down the home stretch, a new UtahPolicy poll shows. Among all 588 registered voters Becker gets 43 percent of […]

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Op-ed: For real solutions, Salt Lakers should vote for my husband, Ralph Becker

October 12, 2015

Contrary to the opposition’s disingenuous claims, this city knows Ralph Becker as a tireless advocate for equality – and not just for the LGBT community. As a newly elected mayor, he worked with the City Council to eliminate inequality in the way his predecessor distributed funds to local arts organizations. He supports the growing global […]

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