(KCPW News) Utah currently has no campaign contribution limits for those running for elected office on the state level, but two efforts are underway to change this. One is an ethics initiative that will need 95,000 signatures statewide to get on the ballot this November. The other is a non-binding recommendation that was approved last week by the Governor’s Commission on Strengthening Utah’s Democracy in a split vote. Meanwhile, a handful of state lawmakers have been vocally criticizing both the ethics initiative and a separate redistricting initiative. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson discussed these issues with Kirk Jowers, Chairman of the Governor’s Commission and Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics.
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