Politics Up Close: Winder Runs for County Mayor

(KCPW News) West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder is plowing ahead with his bid for Salt Lake County Mayor. The candidate has picked up the support of several elected officials in the valley, including mayors and lawmakers. But the chair of the county Republican party has opposed his candidacy, after he admitted to and apologized for writing newspaper articles about his city under the name Richard Burwash. We talked with Winder about what he has to offer voters and where he goes from here.

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And Howard Marlowe isn’t ashamed to be called a lobbyist. The president of the American League of Lobbyists took issue with many of the things expressed by ex-convict Jack Abramoff in our previous interview on this program. He joined us to defend his profession from the public sentiment against lobbyists. We also spoke with local lobbyist Frank Pignanelli.

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