In wake of governor fundraising controversy, Utah House speaker urges caution | Mike For Utah

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Gov. Gary Herbert’s campaign fundraising missteps prompted House Speaker Greg Hughes to caution his colleagues Wednesday to keep “bright, bright” lines between raising money and having policy discussions, and to always assume their conversations could be recorded. “When we’re speaking with lobbyists, when we’re speaking with others, we have to be very careful,” Hughes warned members of the House Republican caucus, suggesting that his own jokes and sarcasm may not be flattering if it were to be made public in a recording. Hughes also warned members to separate their campaign fundraising from meetings in which they discuss policy issues before the Legislature.

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