Utah Senators Consider Moving State Prison

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Senate is debating a bill that would relocate Utah State Prison and establish the Prison Land Management Authority, a committee that would choose the new location of the prison.

Headed by Senator Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City, SB 72 would move the prison from the current 690-acre site in Draper at a cost of $550 to $600 million.

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