In our opinion: A call for a special session to fund and fix mental health system
The system needs immediate funding so there's sufficient room in Utah State Hospital to allow for these individuals to receive timely treatment.
In our opinion: The Mayor's plan to increase safety on Rio Grand Street should be a first step
While the Mayor has done much to build a plan that aims to help the homeless three to four years down the road, she seems less interested to solving the immediate needs.
In our opinion: State leaders, not just SL County, should address the lack of jail space
Salt Lake City has now made important strides to decriminalize low-level drug offenses with the expectation that programs aimed at treatment and rehabilitation will better serve offenders.