State of the City Biskupski's First State of the City Touches on Air Quality, Homeless, Crime, Economic Development By Whittney Evans • Jan 26, 2016 Salt Lake City Office of the Mayor. Listen Listening... / 1:47 In her first State of the City address, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski laid out a wide range of objectives she hopes to achieve over the next four years. Mayor Becker Announces New Affordable Housing Plan in State of City Address By Whittney Evans • Jan 14, 2015 Whittney Evans Listen Listening... / 1:39 A new plan for more affordable housing downtown was among the topics Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker highlighted Wednesday morning during his annual state of the city address. Becker Presses State to Act on Air Quality in State of City Address By Whittney Evans • Jan 8, 2014 The state legislature needs to act or step aside and empower cities to act to improve air quality. That’s the message in Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s annual State of the City Address, which he presented today at the University of Utah.