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Published: Monday, Dec. 17 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

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Midvaliean
MIDVALE, UT

Lobbyist irk me as well. It is nothing short of a legalized political bribe. The politicians themselves like to act like this isn't happening at all, and most likely won't pass legislation to solve this.

VIDAR
Murray, UT

Gifts and free meals are bribes. nothing but a ban on all gifts will work, anything else is weasled around by the legislator.

Happy Valley Heretic
Orem, UT

Legislators become high paid lobbyist, with their own special entrance and back room attached.

one old man
Ogden, UT

Excellent letter!

ugottabkidn
Sandy, UT

Stan, for once I agree with you 100%. There is no bigger fraud on citizens than corruption in politics, legal or otherwise.

Hutterite
American Fork, UT

Lobbyists are paid by special moneyed interests to shape public policy. Legislators are paid by us to enact the policy lobbyists have purchased.

one old man
Ogden, UT

Hutterite, that is one of the best -- and unfortunately correct -- thoughts I've seen here in a long time.

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