Tag: mayor

Salt Lake Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues Unique to Residents

This story originally appeared at dailychronicleutah.com. Read it in its entirety here. Eight candidates appeared on June 26 on stage at the Salt Lake Public Library to highlight their vision and policies for Salt Lake if elected as mayor. After the filing deadline earlier in June, the official candidates for the Salt Lake City mayoral

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Show them the money

This article originally appeared in City Weekly. Read it in its entirety here. In the more than five years Erin Mendenhall has served on the Salt Lake City Council, she says she’s paid babysitters more than what she’s earned coming to City Hall. When she’s asked friends to consider running for office, they’ve told her

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WATCH: Better UTAH Beat episode 22! Mark Crockett vs The Bloggers

Mark Crockett is in his 3rd straight week of negative press. 1st was the illegal campaign contributions he accepted, 2nd was his angry attacks on blogger/radio host JM Bell for posting about Crockett’s open tax liens, and now the political blog PRIDEinUtah has uncovered some false endorsements Crockett is using.

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“Burwash Scandal” Is No Laughing Matter

Mike Winder, candidate for Salt Lake County Mayor, told the media today that the Richard Burwash scandal was “no big deal.” Better UTAH responded with this press release: For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 13, 2012 “Burwash” Is No Laughing Matter _________________________________________________________________________ As Mike Winder continues to make light of the “Richard Burwash” scandal, the Alliance

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