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Chaffetz revives possible relocation of state prison

Chaffetz revives possible relocation of state prison

By Thomas Burr and robert gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune
Updated Jan 14, 2011 10:16AM MDT
A push to relocate Utah State Prison from its Draper home is being revived, and U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he may try to use federal cash to encourage the move. Chaffetz, R-Utah, will join the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, a spot that he says gives him some clout in helping to move what he calls a crumbling prison away from Point of the Mountain, an idea he has pushed since he served as chief of staff to then-Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. “I want to explore t...
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