RESOLUTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESOLUTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238560-68/bergdahl-taliban-obama-swap.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238560-68/bergdahl-taliban-obama-swap.html.csp">House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:58:02.346-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. The Republican-led Armed Services Committee backed a nonbinding resolution that disapproves of the exchange and faults Obama for failing to notify Congress 30 days in advance of the swap, as required by law. The vote was 34-25 with two Democrats — Reps. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Mik...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385602014-07-29T17:58:02.346-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:58:02.346-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238560@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:58:02 MDT Second city considers split from Jordan School District http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58162456-78/jordan-district-south-split.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58162456-78/jordan-district-south-split.html.csp">Second city considers split from Jordan School District</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T08:17:32.718-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan has joined South Jordan in considering breaking from the Jordan School District, already reduced by a previous split that cost Salt Lake County taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. The West Jordan City Council plans to discuss and possibly vote Wednesday night on pursuing a feasibility study looking into leaving the district, where residents rejected a $495 million bond last year. The city of South Jordan has already ordered its own study amid concerns that the district isn’t keepi...</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> 58162456@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:17:32 MDT U.S. mayors unanimously pass climate change ideas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58105435-68/mayors-climate-mayor-huffman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58105435-68/mayors-climate-mayor-huffman.html.csp">U.S. mayors unanimously pass climate change ideas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T18:19:02.935-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 06:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously approved a resolution Monday that calls on cities to use natural solutions to fight the effects of climate change. Attendees of the U.S. Conference of Mayors voted in Dallas on the resolution that encourages cities to use nature to “protect freshwater supplies, defend the nation’s coastlines, maintain a healthy tree and green space cover and protect air quality,” sometimes by partnering with nonprofit organizations. The ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581054352014-06-23T18:19:02.935-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T18:19:02.935-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105435@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:19:02 MDT Paul Rolly: Eastern Utah county tells federal cops: We call the shots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58079117-90/county-carbon-utah-corrections.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58079117-90/county-carbon-utah-corrections.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Eastern Utah county tells federal cops: We call the shots</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T09:31:27.447-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 09:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the spirit of Cliven Bundy, the Carbon County Commission has passed a resolution declaring itself the sovereign authority within the eastern Utah county and that any attempt at law enforcement by a federal agent would be viewed as a “threat to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Carbon County.” Some fear that language could be viewed as a justification for violence against Bureau of Land Management authorities or other federal agents who try to enforce laws on federal lands wit...</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> 58079117@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:31:27 MDT Jordan District formalizes opposition to possible split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58055889-78/district-jordan-split-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58055889-78/district-jordan-split-south.html.csp">Jordan District formalizes opposition to possible split</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T21:43:42.6-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jordan District has formalized its opposition to threats of a possible split. The board approved a resolution at its Tuesday board meeting against the idea of South Jordan City splitting from the school district. The resolution claims a split would mean fewer educational opportunities for South Jordan students; increase costs for taxpayers because of the duplication of services; affect the seniority and benefits of current employees; be divisive for the southwest valley; and possibly create ...</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> 58055889@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:43:42 MDT