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Salt Lake County clerk candidate’s campaign promises may involve the county in a lawsuit
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Salt Lake County clerk candidate’s campaign promises may involve the county in a lawsuit

The following story was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Goud Maragani, the Republican candidate for Salt Lake County clerk, has made government transparency a key part of his campaign, citing increased interest from citizens requesting public records to understand the election process. Maragani’s campaign promises, like...

Complaint alleges Salt Lake City councilman broke campaign laws to get elected
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Complaint alleges Salt Lake City councilman broke campaign laws to get elected

By Cathy McKitrick The following story was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Sore loser. Sour grapes. In hindsight, Billy Palmer figured that’s how people would likely see his campaign finance complaint against fellow City Council candidate Alejandro Puy. Palmer filed his complaint with the Salt Lake...

A second look at Burgess Owens’ Second Chance 4 Youth nonprofit
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A second look at Burgess Owens’ Second Chance 4 Youth nonprofit

The following story was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Utah congressional candidate Burgess Owens’ campaign is built largely on the foundation of his personal narrative: The descendant of a slave, he found fame and fortune as a professional football player only to later fall victim to...