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Published: Sunday, March 17 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT

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one old man
Ogden, UT

Yes, and let's make sure it doesn't provide profits for a few developers and other fat cats at taxpayer expense.

The Real Maverick
Orem, UT

I have no problem moving the prison... Just as long as those land developers and their bought off politicians pay for it. NOT taxpayers.

one old man
Ogden, UT

Dwayne, will you please fill me on exactly what "special interests" I have hidden? I'm sure not aware of any other than my disgust with special interests.

Note, please, that I DID NOT object to moving the prison. It may be a very good thing. But let's not stick taxpayers with the bill while allowing a few developers, financiers, and other special interests to profit at our expense.

May I submit that the "special interests" are not mine, but theirs? Let's bring all aspects of this out into the open and then proceed with whatever will be best.

Sandy, UT

one question: Why should I or anyone else care if the families of the people convicted of a crime and sentenced to prison be inconveinanced because they have to travel further to see them?

Really, isn't the blame solely on the inmate for making a foolish decsion?

Open Minded Mormon
Everett, 00

If the devolpers what that land, let THEM build a the new prison first -


They can buy and develop the property.

Tax payers should not be stuck subsidizing land developers fat-cat wallets.

Counter Intelligence
Salt Lake City, UT

Sugar House park was the site of the original prison - I am glad it moved from there and was replaced with a great public amenity
If there were a new park in Draper I would support the move - but merely replacing it with a new downtown 15 miles south is NOT good planning

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