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Cash Canyon: Former Lawmaker’s Bill to Allow Canyon Tolling Could Benefit His Development Project
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Cash Canyon: Former Lawmaker’s Bill to Allow Canyon Tolling Could Benefit His Development Project

The following story was written and reported by Eric S. Peterson of The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with Utah Stories. In the 2018 Legislature, then-Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, one of the most powerful legislators on the hill, presented a bill in a committee to pave the way for toll roads to be established...

Investigative report shines new light into dark corners of a controversial Draper train station development
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Investigative report shines new light into dark corners of a controversial Draper train station development

The following was written and reported by Eric S. Peterson of The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. The FBI has shut down its yearslong investigation into the murky, conflict-riddled deals involving a Utah Transit Authority commuter train station and related development in Draper. No charges resulted aside from the...

FBI confirms ongoing investigation into former UTA boardmembers in order to protect records
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FBI confirms ongoing investigation into former UTA boardmembers in order to protect records

The Utah Investigative Journalism Project was denied access to a 2012 report on the actions of former Utah Transit Authority board members by a state panel Thursday. The report, compiled by Utah attorney general’s office investigators delved into allegations of insider dealings that have dogged former UTA board member and developer Terry Diehl since the...

Driving Development: Two Utah lawmakers could profit due to West Davis Corridor they’ve championed
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Driving Development: Two Utah lawmakers could profit due to West Davis Corridor they’ve championed

The following story first appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune on May 8, 2017. It was researched and reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune.   The West Davis Corridor, a roughly 20-mile stretch of planned new freeway in northern Utah, has been around for more than a...