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UTA board seeks to extend travel policy to itself

Posted on October 20, 2015

Utah Transit Authority
Utah Transit Authority

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) board ordered a formal policy to be drafted that requires board members to gain board approval before any international trips, The Salt Lake Tribune reported.

Last year, amid criticism over extensive executive travel, the transit agency began requiring employees to gain approval from the full UTA Board in a public meeting before any international trips, the report said.

The move comes after recent controversy about UTA travel — and as voters are considering Proposition 1 to increase sales tax for transportation, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. For the full story, click here.

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