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Utah politics: Money talks?

Published January 26, 2013

Utah politics: Money talks? by Lee Davidson The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jan 26, 2013 01:01AM MDT To help pay for all the lawn signs, robocalls and mail ads in the past election cycle, special interests provided nearly $9 of every $10 raised by incoming Utah legislators, analysis by The Salt Lake Tribune shows. So if money truly talks, reform groups worry that special interests’ voices will be too loud as the Legislature’s 45-day session convenes Monday. Lawmakers, however, say donations do not buy votes nor any special access that the public at large does not also have. “With so much money ... Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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