Tag Archives: Gov. Gary Herbert

37 percent raise for Gov. Herbert — Are they nuts??

OK, this morning’s outrage: A state commission reports back that Gov. Herbert and “other top officials” get 37 percent pay raises this year. State employees haven’t had any pay raise in 3  years, maybe 4. None, Zero. Bupkis. And the … Read More

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Gov. Herbert’s slimey, sneaky push-poll

My column today (click!)  is on the art of push-polling, which are not polls at all, they’re ads, or efforts to recruit helpers, or solicit funds or something. Interestingly, last night my wife showed me a “Summer Survey 2011″ sent … Read More

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Herbert bought off by coal? And more Tea Party loons

I keep trying to say that Utah’s politicians aren’t on the payroll of their donors, but they do seem to make it hard to keep up the argument. Consider Gov. Gary Herbert and Alton Coal. As this letter to the … Read More

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More UDOT bid scandal stuff

I’m glad to see the SL media is all over the bid flap involving Gov. Herbert and the $13 million. Latest wrinkle (here!) involves improper relationships between a UDOT employee and a contractor that everyone swears had nothing to do … Read More

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