STOKER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STOKER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Embarrassed employee: Salt Lake City not ‘bloated’ or ‘corrupt’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58263798-90/becker-government-jordan-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58263798-90/becker-government-jordan-lake.html.csp">Embarrassed employee: Salt Lake City not ‘bloated’ or ‘corrupt’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:50:11.869-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Hall is not “bloated” or “corrupt” and neither is Mayor Ralph Becker. That’s what West Jordan City Councilman Justin Stoker said in a letter of apology to Becker this week in response to an Aug. 2 story in The Salt Lake Tribune. He told the mayor that the story was unfair and took his statements out of context. Stoker also works for Salt Lake City’s Department of Public Utilities. “The article suggested that I think that Salt Lake City government is corrupt and full of problems,”...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263798@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:50:11 MDT West Jordan rejects ‘strong mayor’ question on November ballot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251331-90/believe-corruption-council-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251331-90/believe-corruption-council-government.html.csp">West Jordan rejects ‘strong mayor’ question on November ballot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T09:02:15.438-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan city leaders have rejected a plan to let residents vote on changing to a strong mayor form of government in November, with one councilman pointing to Salt Lake City as an example of the special-interest corruption and dysfunction that he said would come from dumping the current system in which the day-to-day city operations are run by an appointed manager. The change-of-government resolution — which would have asked voters whether to put an elected mayor in charge of running the cit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251331@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:02:15 MDT