On November 6 Move to Amend Utah held a showing of the 89-minute documentary, "Pay2Play," at the University of Utah Law School in Salt Lake City. On November 14 we held a second showing at the Forest Glen condominium complex in Salt Lake. In both cases the film was well received.
On July 21 MTA - Salt Lake members Tom Huckin and Elise Lazar gave a public lecture on "Getting Big Money out of Politics" at the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City. About 90-100 church members and visitors were in attendance, including at least one candidate in the current race to be next Salt Lake City mayor.
2019 promises to be a pivital year; the real work of Democracy begins: hounding our representatives to do their jobs, reminding them that THEY WORK FOR US, not the other way around. We just have to get back into the driver's seat and with these recent elections which included a social democrat, two Muslim women, two First Nation women and
The nearly $1.4 million spent in the mayoral race equates to $36.71 per vote of the 38,126 ballots cast.
It's time we used simple, common sense solutions for transparency and accountability in government. We need to make it clear to our elected leaders and political candidates that there is no room for dark money in our Utah elections