70 minutes | Jun 24th 2015

45 Podcast ep. 5 – Sean Reyes campaign donations, guest Billy Hesterman of Utah Taxpayers Association

In episode 5 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about Attorney General Sean Reyes’ connections to Etagz and we had special guest Billy Hesterman of the Utah Taxpayers Association on to talk about upcoming attempts by your elected officials to raise your taxes. 00:00-03:55 – Intro 03:56-32:01 – Sean Reyes and Etagz campaign donations 32:02-48:56 – Guest: Utah Taxpayers Association VP Billy Hesterman 48:57-End – FortyFive Roundup: Utah Dem Convention, Jeremy Johnson in trouble with FEC, Dems ask Justin Miller to resign, etc. From the FortyFive Roundup: Utah Democrats reelect Corroon, comply with SB 54 (Justin Miller did not attend): http://www.sltrib.com/news/2621437-155/utah-democrats-stick-with-peter-corroon?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed Indicted St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson illegally funneled tens of thousands of dollars to Sens. Harry Reid and Mike Lee as well as then-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, according to a new FEC lawsuit: http://www.sltrib.com/news/2645318-155/feds-sue-allege-johnson-illegally-donated Utah House Democrats ask Justin Miller to resign: http://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2626351-155/utah-house-democrats-ask-rep-justin Shurtleff facing fewer charges after preliminary hearing: http://www.sltrib.com/news/2625864-155/shurtleff-facing-fewer-charges-attorney-says Just 3.4% of commuters in the SLC metro area use mass transit. 2% in Provo-Orem: http://www.sltrib.com/blogs/utaheffect/2602479-155/the-utah-effect-25-of-downtown Donald Trump paid actors $50 to cheer for him at campaign announcement: http://www.businessinsider.com/paid-actors-at-donald-trump-announcement-2015-6 We would love it if you would leave us a review on iTunes. Thanks for listening! How to listen to the FortyFive podcast: Subscribe on iTunes Listen on the Stitcher app Paste the feed into your favorite podcast app: http://fortyfivepolitics.com/feed/podcast
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