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The Summit County Council has less than two weeks to decide if it will implement a new transit sales tax—with a share of the revenues going to local cities.

The council asked local mayors how they feel, at a Monday meeting of the Council of Governments. (COG)

In general, the mayors had mixed feelings, saying they were apprehensive how citizens would react to a new tax coming their way; on top of the levies that have been recently passed or are being proposed this year.

Citizens of Congressional District 1 were able to meet most of the candidates for Utah’s First Congressional district at a forum at Park City Library on June 14. A forum provided candidates to answer questions about their goals. David Boyle has more:

Citizens of the Wasatch Back were able to see Five candidates running to represent District 26 in the Utah Senate participated in a forum in Heber on June 13th. The event was sponsored by the Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters of Salt Lake. KPCW’s David Boyle has more:

New Alcohol Laws Cause Concerns For Restaurateurs

Jun 15, 2018
Shabu- Park City

In 2017 the Utah Legislature passed an Alcohol Amendment Bill that eliminated the Dining Club Liquor License category.  It takes effect July 1st.  Restaurant and Bar owners who previously held the Dining Club license, which allowed for alcohol service, have been forced to change their business model to accommodate the new law. Many Restaurateurs have found it complicated and cumbersome and they’re worried about the long term effects the new law will have on business. Carolyn Murray has this:

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The Summit County Council will sit down soon to ratify the recommendations they’ve received on grants from restaurant tax funds.

But they might change one recommendation they got from their citizens committee; not granting any funding to Park City Municipal for its Fourth of July celebration. Rick Brough has more:

It’s less than two weeks before the voting for Utah’s primary election is completed and tallied on Tuesday, June 26th. With that in mind, former County Democratic Party Char Glenn Wright wants voters to know that they can register as Democrat or Republican for the election—even temporarily, if you lie. Rick Brough has more:

 

Candidates for Utah’s First Congressional District participated in a forum at Park City Library on Thursday June 14. They spoke to an audience of about 20 people and addressed many topics, although the conversation was perhaps most lively when the candidates discussed the U.S. justice system. David Boyle has more:

  The Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters hosted the candidates for Congressional District 1 in a forum in Park City on Thursday June 14th. Democratic candidates Kurt Weiland and Lee Castillo as well as United Utah candidate Eric Eliason were all in attendance. The Incumbent Republican Rob Bishop did not respond to invitations to the event.

Part 2 features the candidates giving closing remarks as well as answering the following questions

"It's been said the justice system is racist, do you think it is racist and why?"

The Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters hosted the candidates for Congressional District 1 in a forum in Park City on Thursday June 14th. Democratic candidates Kurt Weiland and Lee Castillo as well as United Utah candidate Eric Eliason were all in attendance. The Incumbent Republican Rob Bishop did not respond to invitations to the event.

Part 1 features the candidates introducing themselves and answering the following questions

"What do you think about immigrant children being separated from parents, and what's the solution?"

Five candidates running to represent District 26 in the Utah Senate participated in a forum in front of 40 citizens of the Wasatch Back on Wednesday night. The event was sponsored by The Park City Unit of the  League of Women Voters of Salt Lake . KPCW’s David Boyle has more:

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