Challenger Cooke blasts Governor Herbert over lack of transparency
By Justin Haas
Cooke went over a list on the Capitol steps which he called the failings and missteps by Governor Herbert, including "mismanagement of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, the breach of state health care records, a $13 million payoff to a contractor from the Utah Department of Transportation, the attempted appointment of an EnergySolutions official to the state Radiation Control Board and the appointment to the State Records Committee of a one-time critic of the Utah Government Records Access and Management Act."
He said, "A day doesn’t go by where I’m not asked about how this mismanagement continues. That’s why we need a two-party system. We need watchdogs."