Utahns seem to be somewhat surprised that nearly all politicians tend to be
interested in lining their own pockets. Perhaps it is no accident that Utah is
the scam capital of the universe. . . It has everything to do with
"groupthink" among the majority, and the way they have been
indoctrinated from birth not to question leadership. Perhaps especially when
they are lead by "extraordinary good men."
This "league" in unnecessary and should be dissolved as well as their
slush fund.It seems to be little more than a playground for second
rate politicians looking for power, publicity and money.
@thirdtryscreen name;"As for the league, if your purpose is to help
municipalities get bonds, how is it you end up with $1.3 million left over? It
doesn't make sense."How long have you lived in Utah?
I'm betting for every taxpayer dollar intended for a project, 40% of it
finds its way into some official. Did you see the news today? Reporting that 2
"retired" UTA execs were to be paid bonuses of 375K & 475K .
Approved by Greg Hughes. Too many Utah government officials believe they are
entitled to a cut of the deals funded by taxpayers. It shouldn't be that
way-but it is.
Geeze, how many of these slush funds are out there?City and state
both have these big "community development" operations that need to be
disinfected and trimmed. ..maybe even shut down.As for the league,
if your purpose is to help municipalities get bonds, how is it you end up with
$1.3 million left over? It doesn't make sense.
John McDougall is doing a good job as auditor rooting out crooks and fraud in
Utah government. I'm surprised the Legislature hasn't fired him by
Considering this is Utah I am surprised this money did not end up being pocketed
by the folks running the league of citiesBut I bet some did