Biskupski challenges SLC mayor on sales tax, prison relocation

From Fox13

SALT LAKE CITY — Jackie Biskupski is challenging Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker on sales tax and prison relocation.

The former Utah representative has thrown her hat in the ring for a run for Salt Lake City mayor. During a Monday press conference, she said Becker is not doing enough to keep the prison out of Salt Lake City.

Biskupski addressed an increase in sales tax saying she thinks it’ll hurt the city’s residents.

She also questioned why the sales tax was tied to the prison relocation bill on the last day of legislation.

“The very last night of the session, a sales tax increase was inserted into the prison development bill, going around the committee process, public hearings, and opportunity for public comment or debate,” Biskupski said.

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