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Watered-down UTA reform bill advances
Mar 7, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

The House approved Tuesday a watered-down bill that initially had sought to reform how the Utah Transit Authority is governed.

The House voted 74-0 to pass SB174. The Senate previously approved it 27-0, but it must return there for a final vote because of a minor amendment.

Jettisoned from its original version were reforms to reduce the size of the UTA board and revamp how members are appointed -- including Senate confirmation. Also dropped were restrictions against the agency enteri

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