Utah lawmakers got a hefty pay raise for waging lands fight, tax record shows

Utah lawmakers got a hefty pay raise for waging lands fight, tax record shows

Robert Gehrke (The Salt Lake Tribune)-

State Rep. Ken Ivory was paid $135,000 last year for his work as president of the American Lands Council — a group dedicated to winning state ownership of federal lands — and his wife was paid another $18,000, according to the group’s most recent tax filing.

Ivory’s salary shot up by $40,000; the state representative estimated he spends about 60 hours a week working on issues for the American Lands Council.

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