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Mayor Jackie Biskupski

Mayor Biskupski joins hundreds of mayors opposing Clean Power Plan repeal

Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski joined more than 200 mayors from across the United States to express her support for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) – an essential public health protection and climate change solution that sets the first ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants and helps cities transition to a clean energy economy. The Trump Administration is trying to repeal the CPP in spite of support from mayors, state leaders and state businesses.   

Arts for All program to provide FREE show experiences at the George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Theater

Arts for All, a new program launched today, provides eligible Salt Lake City and County residents free tickets to select performances at the Eccles Theater. The program starts in February with The Sound of Music

“The Arts for All program is an incredible way to bring world-renowned performances to more people than ever before, regardless of economic circumstances,” said Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski.  “We want as many residents as possible to experience the thrill of a live performance at the beautiful Eccles Theater.”  

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on the passing of Jon Huntsman, Sr.

“Jon Huntsman, Sr. had an immeasurable impact on Salt Lake City, Utah, and the world as a whole. His personal commitment to philanthropy saved lives and inspired others to do the same. Our deepest sympathy is with the Huntsman family, and with all of those who were personally touched by Jon’s legacy.”

Mayor Biskupski outlines successes and growth opportunities in 2018 State of the City Address

Tonight Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski cast her vision for the next two years in her State of the City address at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center. The speech highlighted the progress made over the past two years and outlined opportunities to improve infrastructure, public transit, affordable housing, public safety and air quality.

“The state of the City is strong,” said Biskupski. “In Salt Lake City we have a rare opportunity to create a transformational shift in how we address growth.”

Salt Lake City Mayor to address housing, transit, infrastructure and safety in State of the City address

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski will address the major challenges and opportunities facing the Capitol City in her State of the City speech on Jan. 31. Her presentation at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center will include updates on affordable housing, transit, infrastructure and public safety.

Arts for All Program to provide FREE Broadway experiences

Arts for All Program to provide FREE Broadway experiences 

Tonight, the Salt Lake City Council approved the Arts for All program, a joint City-County initiative that provides eligible residents free tickets to Broadway performances at the Eccles Theater. The program will launch February 2018 with ticket distribution starting with The Sound of Music. Other confirmed titles include Riverdance, Hamilton, Jersey Boys, Daniel Tiger, and the Phantom of the Opera.

Salt Lake City 911 Director Scott Freitag fired from position following drunk driving arrest

Salt Lake City 911 Director Scott Freitag fired from position following drunk driving arrest

Mayor Jackie Biskupski has fired Salt Lake City 911 (SLC911) Director Scott Freitag, effective immediately, following news of Freitag’s arrest for drunk driving on January 3rd.

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on the passing of LDS Church President Thomas Monson

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on the passing of LDS Church President Thomas Monson

“I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of President Thomas S. Monson. Over the past few years, as Salt Lake City has dealt with critical issues, most notably homelessness, the LDS Church has responded with a high level of compassion and resolve set clearly by President Monson and his deep concern for those less fortunate. We have lost a dedicated partner to the Capitol City and he will be missed.

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on Senator Orrin Hatch’s retirement announcement

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on Senator Orrin Hatch’s retirement announcement

“I would like to thank Senator Orrin Hatch, and his entire family, for a lifetime of public service on behalf of the people of Utah. Throughout my career, whether we agreed or not, Sen. Hatch has always been someone I could call when Salt Lake City needed help from Washington. I wish him and his family well as they embark on a new stage of life.”

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Mayor Jackie Biskupski applauds the City Council’s historic passing of Salt Lake City’s first housing plan since 2000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 - matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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Mayor Jackie Biskupski applauds the City Council’s historic passing of Salt Lake City’s first housing plan since 2000

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