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Press Releases

Salt Lake City and UTA to officially launch new city transit service during Monday’s commute

Posted on: August 9th, 2019

Mayor Biskupski, Council Member Charlie Luke, and UTA Board Chair Carlton Christensen will make a “toast to transit” at Salt Lake Central Station at 7:00 am on August 12th. A new era for transit in Salt Lake City will begin on Sunday, August 11th, when the first phase of the City’s Transit Master Plan is […]

Mayor Biskupski joins U.S. mayors in asking the United States Senate to act on bipartisan gun safety legislation

Posted on: August 8th, 2019

This morning, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski joined 213 other members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in signing a letter that asks the United States Senate leadership to take immediate action on bipartisan gun safety legislation.   The letter ( urges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to call […]

Volunteers Needed for the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference

Posted on: July 31st, 2019

Volunteers are needed for the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference, announced Mayor Jackie Biskupski. Scheduled for Aug. 26-28 in Salt Lake City, it is expected that the conference will bring up to 5,000 attendees from more than 100 countries all over the world.The goal for the volunteers is to create a welcoming atmosphere for attendees while […]

Mayor Biskupski unveils new wheelchair lift trailers to expand emergency services response by police, fire

Posted on: July 26th, 2019

Salt Lake City’s emergency response services for residents who use motorized wheelchairs will take a leap forward on Monday with the debut of two heavy-duty wheelchair lift trailers.  In the past, first responders have been unable to transport the 300-plus pound, motorized chairs when users are taken to a hospital. The availability of lifts means […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Biskupski’s statement on Inland Port protest

Posted on: July 10th, 2019

As of this morning, I have been fully briefed by Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown on the events surrounding Tuesday’s Inland Port protest, which resulted in arrests and injuries to some news reporters and police officers.  As Mayor, I support the right of all citizens to peaceably assemble and protest the actions of […]

America’s mayors support Mayor Biskupski’s call for a national price on carbon emissions

Posted on: July 1st, 2019

Today at their summer gathering, the United States Conference of Mayors formally adopted a resolution introduced by Mayor Jackie Biskupski, urging congressional action to combat the impact of climate change through a national price on carbon emissions. Resolution 66 asks Congress to adopt legislation that imposes a price on carbon emissions sufficient enough to reduce […]

Salt Lake City receives prestigious recognition of climate achievements at U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting

Posted on: June 28th, 2019

Today at its annual conference, the United States Conference of Mayors recognized Mayor Jackie Biskupski for her leadership to advance renewable energy and tackle climate change. Presented at the “Climate Luncheon,” Mayor Biskupski was recognized for Salt Lake City’s efforts to transition to net-100 percent clean electricity, which made significant strides in 2019 with the […]

Mayor Biskupski’s statement on death of Mackenzie Lueck

Posted on: June 28th, 2019

“As a mother and a mayor, my heart breaks for the Lueck family. Today, all of Salt Lake City mourns for them and stands ready to offer our support,” said Mayor Biskupski. “I am incredibly grateful to Chief Brown and the members of the Salt Lake City Police Department for working diligently to gather evidence […]

Mayor Jackie Biskupski issues several line item vetoes of City budget

Posted on: June 25th, 2019

Emphasizing the immediate need for affordable housing funding, Mayor Biskupski issues her first vetoes of her term to preserve critical City programs Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski issued several line item vetoes of the Salt Lake City and Redevelopment Agency (RDA) budgets for fiscal year 2020. Mayor Biskupski presented her recommended budget on May 7th and […]

Salt Lake City files amended complaint in lawsuit against Utah Inland Port Authority

Posted on: June 24th, 2019

Mayor Jackie Biskupski will host a media briefing at 1:30pm on the third floor of the Salt Lake City and County Building (451 South State Street, SLC) Today, at Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s direction, the Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office filed an amended complaint in the City’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Utah Inland Port […]