Salt Lake Magazine: Biskupski on Billboards

From Salt Lake Magazine

When Ralph Becker's campaign struck out at Jackie Biskupski over billboard advertising provided by a PAC set up by Reagan Outdoor Advertising, Biskupski countered that she had nothing to do with the signs and wouldn't ask they be taken down because it it amounted to Reagan's freedom of expression.

Let's put aside for now the landmark use of PACs to get around campaign-contribution limits in local politics.

I was surprised that none of the reporters grilled Biskupski where she stood on billboards. It seemed like a legit question and an oversight. Ralph, to his credit, has a record, beginning in his days in the Legislature, of trying (unsuccessfully) to control the number and placement of these blots upon the landscape and keeping that control in the hands of local government.

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