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It’s time for Salt Lake County to lead the way

Salt Lake County is the engine of Utah’s economy, accounting for nearly one half of state GDP. Like the rest of the state and country, that engine has sustained quite a blow during this pandemic, with the unemployment rate at nearly 11%. Despite efforts by...
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Multi-city firework show planned to honor those...

RIVERTON, Utah (ABC4 News) – Four South Salt Lake County cities are coming together to honor all individuals who have been on the front lines dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers say Draper, Herriman, Riverton, and South Jordan...
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Riverton Economic Recovery Initiative Announced By...

Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced the Riverton Economic Recovery Initiative on Tuesday, April 14. The initiative’s ultimate goal is to get the local economy back on its positive trajectory by helping local businesses address challenges stemming from...
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Trent Staggs endorsed by largest police organization in...

Mayor Staggs, On behalf of the Utah Fraternal Order of Police, it is my pleasure to inform you that you have received the endorsement of the largest police labor organization in Utah. We appreciate your willingness to work with us furthering the law...
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Riverton’s economic revival plan begins the day...

Mayor Trent Staggs is letting the public know the city is launching the Riverton Economic Revival Plan on May 1, the day after Governor Gary Herbert’s stay-home directive ends. Staggs, who agrees with the governor’s current directive, says the plan will...
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Riverton Kicks Off Drive-Thru Blitz To Bring People...

MAY 1, 2020 AT 11:06 PM RIVERTON, Utah – One Utah city kicked off a “business blitz” to help boost the economy and bring customers back to local businesses. “The contribution of business and business owners cannot be overlooked. It cannot be...
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‘They’re back!’ Utah businesses navigate...

SALT LAKE CITY — Utahns with overgrown hair, unkempt nails and in need of a good workout after indulging in too much comfort food and couch time during the COVID-19 shutdown celebrated the phased reopening of many businesses Friday. Ditto for those anxious...
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Letter Regarding County Mandated Business Closures

April 21, 2020  Salt Lake County Mayor’s Office Attn: Jenny Wilson 2001 South State Street, Suite N2-100 Salt Lake City, Utah 84111   Salt Lake County Health Department Attn: Gary Edwards 2001 South State Street, Suite N2 – 600 Salt Lake City, Utah...
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Riverton Mayor Announces Economic Recovery Plan

The initiative’s ultimate goal is to get the local economy back on its positive trajectory by helping local businesses address challenges stemming from COVID-19 and closures mandated by Salt Lake County.
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Riverton’s economic revival plan begins the day...

Mayor Trent Staggs is letting the public know the city is launching the Riverton Economic Revival Plan on May 1, the day after Governor Gary Herbert’s stay-home directive ends. Staggs, who agrees with the governor’s current directive, says the plan will...
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Riverton mayor announces economic recovery plan,...

RIVERTON, Utah (ABC4 News) – Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced the Riverton Economic Recovery Initiative Tuesday. The initiative’s ultimate goal is to get the local economy back on its positive trajectory by helping local businesses address challenges...
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Let’s Confront COVID-19 and Win

We are now confronted by another enemy, albeit invisible to the human eye – COVID-19. There have been many predictions and prescriptions on how we should confront the pandemic. Some predictions of the number infected and ultimate deaths have been wildly...
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Staggs Out Raises Opponent in First Quarter

The Staggs campaign raised more in three weeks than opponent raised in three months.
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Mayor Staggs Leads Out in Call for Responsible Growth

A month after Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced an initiative to reduce stockpiling and misuse of opioids in his community, the city’s efforts have gained the attention of state leaders.
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State lawmakers hope to follow Riverton Mayor Staggs’...

A month after Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced an initiative to reduce stockpiling and misuse of opioids in his community, the city’s efforts have gained the attention of state leaders.
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Trent Staggs: Riverton Seeks the Power of Local...

Public safety is the primary role of government. The people we represent must be ensured they are safe in the pursuit of life, liberty and property. As an elected official, that is my focus and my goal. I ran for office knowing I had the necessary experience...
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Riverton mayor wants Utah to focus on coronavirus...

(KUTV) — The mayor of Riverton thinks state and local leaders should shift their focus from stay-at-home orders to ramping up testing for COVID-19. Much of the statewide focus on stopping the spread of the virus has been on directing Utahns to stay at home,...
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Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs Announces Campaign for...

Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced that he will be running for Salt Lake County Mayor at an event held by Utah for Responsible for Growth on Wednesday night.
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Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs Announces Campaign For...

Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced that he will be running for Salt Lake County Mayor at an event held by Utah for Responsible for Growth on Wednesday night.
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Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announces bid for Salt Lake...

Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced he will be challenging Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson in the next election.
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Riverton is committed to student safety, mayor says

Riverton City leaders, including Mayor Trent Staggs, held a meeting with school leaders to review their efforts to keep students safe in local schools. The meeting, which was the second annual, was called School Safety Roundtable.
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Time For A Pay Raise? Mayor Trent Staggs Says No

Currently, Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs is paid $21,000 a year and members of the city council are questioning whether it’s time for that to change.
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