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Ogden council unhappy with lobbyist

Ogden council unhappy with lobbyist

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Members of the Ogden City Council appear to be striking back in a power struggle at City Hall.

A majority of council members say they don't want to spend $50,000 in the next budget to keep lobbyist Rob Jolley.

Jolley had a role in a new Utah law that gives the Ogden mayor control over the Ogden Redevelopment Agency. Council members say they were intentionally kept in the dark.

Jolley has a new agreement to represent Ogden at the state Capitol. City Council members say Mayor Matthew Godfrey will have to find money in his own budget to pay the lobbyist.


Information from: Standard-Examiner

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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