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Press Releases

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 […]

2019 Westside Music, Arts and Food Festival Returns for Third Year

Posted on: June 20th, 2019

With financial support from the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office, the Westside Music, Arts and Food Festival returns this Saturday,June 22nd from 10 am to 4 pm at Sugar Space (132 S. 800 W.) in Salt Lake City. The Festival features a variety of food, art and performers on several stages. Along with live entertainment, an […]

Mayor Biskupski encourages Salt Lake City’s children to exercise their ‘Outdoor Rights’

Posted on: June 19th, 2019

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski will put her fishing license to use on Thursday, casting a line alongside kids from the Youth City program to launch the new Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights. The Outdoor Bill of Rights is a citywide initiative pioneered by the City’s Trails & Natural Lands Division and the Division […]

Mayor Biskupski to honor Salt Lake City’s refugee community leaders

Posted on: June 19th, 2019

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski on Thursday will recognize and honor the contributions of the City’s refugee community at the Refugee Community Leaders Luncheon as part of the worldwide observance of World Refugee Day. The 2nd annual event begins at noon Thursday at the Sorenson Unity Center, black box theatre 1383 South 900 West, in […]

Volunteers Needed for the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference

Posted on: June 19th, 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 to proclaim June 19th “Juneteenth Day” in Salt Lake City

Posted on: June 18th, 2019

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski on will proclaim Wednesday “Juneteenth Day” in Salt Lake City in recognition of the final abolition of slavery following the Civil War as part of Utah’s 30th annual Utah Juneteenth Freedom and Heritage Festival. Observed annually on June 19 across the U.S., Juneteenth is the oldest-known celebration commemorating the […]