Operation Rio Grande Update

Operation Rio Grande Update

In an unprecedented manner, state, local and federal leaders; law enforcement agencies; and public, private and non-profit organizations came together to address the lawlessness occurring in the Rio Grande district in Salt Lake City. The 3-phase Operation Rio Grande...
Operation Rio Grande – News Recap

Operation Rio Grande – News Recap

Speaker Greg Hughes said during interviews today that he believes it is important to be open and transparent about stumbling blocks throughout the Operation Rio Grande process. The lives we are protecting shouldn’t be forfeited over the budget that is why it is...
Missing and Exploited Children’s Day

Missing and Exploited Children’s Day

During the 2017 General Session, Rep. Steve Handy sponsored H.B. 53, Missing and Exploited Children’s Day. It passed the Utah Legislature and was signed into law by the Governor. The purpose of the H.B. 53 is to call attention to missing and exploited children in...
Media Alert: Missing and Exploited Children’s Day in Utah

Media Alert: Missing and Exploited Children’s Day in Utah

For Immediate Release Media Alert August 25, 2017   Contact: Aundrea Peterson Majority Director of Communications Utah House of Representatives 801-791-3365 | aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov Missing and Exploited Children’s Day in Utah Salt Lake City –  During the...
Restoring public safety to downtown – Rio Grande district

Restoring public safety to downtown – Rio Grande district

Operation Rio Grande started Monday morning. Phase one of Operation Rio Grande is to arrest and lock up dangerous criminals who have preyed on our most vulnerable citizens. This operation is the result of unprecedented cooperation between state and local law...