Two resolutions introduced Friday are aimed at getting a show of support from lawmakers for moving the Utah State Prison.
Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, is sponsoring concurrent and joint resolutions that say lawmakers conclude moving the prison from its nearly 700-acre site in Draper to one or more new locations is in the state's best interest. The resolutions urge "careful, serious and deliberate consideration" of several factors as the process moves forward. Those factors include:
• Whether to locate the new prison on land already owned by the state or land that it may purchase or lease