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  • Salt Lake County approves anti-bias laws

    12/16/2009 9:29:37 AM PST · by Colofornian · 37 replies · 833+ views
    Deseret News ^ | Dec. 16, 2009 | Arthur Raymond
    SALT LAKE CITY — As predicted earlier this week, Salt Lake County followed in the footsteps of its largest city Tuesday in passing, unanimously, two new laws that create protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The pair of statutes was modeled after ordinances adopted by Salt Lake City last month that also passed their council panel without a dissenting vote. While some county GOP council members took a hard stance against a proposal that extended insurance benefits to same-sex partners earlier this year, the anti-bias measures were roundly supported. Republican Councilman Jeff Allen, who opposed extending...
  • Mayor Kills Plan For Soccer Stadium (finally a political leader sides with taxpayers)

    01/29/2007 11:41:06 AM PST · by EveningStar · 37 replies · 1,034+ views
    AP - ^ | January 29, 2007
    Calling it an "unsafe investment," the mayor of Salt Lake County said Monday that he won't support $30 million in taxes for a professional soccer stadium, a fatal blow to Real Salt Lake's plan to move to the suburbs...