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A police officer enters the Salt Lake Metro Jail in South Salt Lake City on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020.

Lezaic: H.B. 479 Exhibits Utter Disregard For Incarcerated People

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer March 6, 2023

  Following three reports of correctional officers being assaulted in Utah’s state prisons, the State Legislature introduced H.B. 479. Rep. Jefferson Burton’s bill seeks to create a task force...

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