COMPACT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMPACT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Will: A way back to limited government http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794446-82/convention-compact-amendment-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794446-82/convention-compact-amendment-congress.html.csp">Will: A way back to limited government</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T01:01:03.009-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PHOENIX — From the Goldwater Institute, the fertile frontal lobe of the conservative movement’s brain, comes an innovative idea that is gaining traction in Alaska, Arizona and Georgia, and its advocates may bring it to at least 35 other states’ legislatures. It would use the Constitution’s Article V to move the nation back toward the limited government the Constitution’s Framers thought their document guaranteed. The Compact for America is the innovation of the Goldwater Institute’s Nick Dranias...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57794446@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT U. of U study: Reducing urban sprawl can improve health, wealth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57764440-90/areas-compact-costs-growth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57764440-90/areas-compact-costs-growth.html.csp">U. of U study: Reducing urban sprawl can improve health, wealth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T20:52:14.381-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New University of Utah research shows that people who live in compact, connected urban areas — instead of sprawling ones — live longer, are healthier, see greater upward economic mobility, use transit and walk more, and enjoy lower overall costs of living. That may show that Wasatch Front planners are aiming in the right direction as they seek to cluster new growth in “town centers” near transit stations — and pursue more dense development instead of spreading out in new distant suburbs. The res...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764440@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:52:14 MDT