Salt Lake County justice tax: Is it a ‘reinvention’ or a retaxation?

Salt Lake County elected officials have talked about “reinventing” the justice system for nearly the entire time I have lived in the county. And yet, here we are a decade later, and they still want to keep a tax that has lived its life paying down a bond debt. We keep talking about reinvention, but taxes aren’t all that new an idea. This week, Salt Lake County working on extending a tax originally used to build a new jail in 1995. “In 1995, Salt Lake County voters approved a 20-year bond…