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June 14, 2013

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Bob Bernick Named one of Utah's Best Political Reporters
The Washington Post is out with their list of best "state based political reporters" and Utah Policy's Bob Bernick makes the Utah list. Congrats, Bob!
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June 14, 2013


Ten Things You Need to Know for Friday
by Bryan Schott
Countdown: There are 145 days to the 2013 municipal elections, 229 days until the start of the 2014 Legislature, 504 days until the 2014 midterm elections and 941 days until the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. 

A new poll shows an overwhelming number of Utahns support immigration reform [Tribune].

Rep. Chris Stewart opposes any immigration reform measure that includes a path to citizenship for illegals [Tribune].

Bob Bernick says Sen. Mike Lee’s opposition to immigration reform has him out of step with most of Utah [Utah Policy].

If House Republicans broach the subject of impeaching Attorney General John Swallow, it would be an historic first in Utah [KUTV].

The Tribune Editorial Board jumps on Gov. Gary Herbert’s comments that he would have fired Swallow if he worked in his office [Tribune].

Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys are fighting over whether a gag order on accused fraudster Jeremy Johnson also extends to his wife [Tribune, Deseret News].

A report says Utah’s science education standards are lacking, especially at the high school level [Tribune].

The Salt Lake County Council gets behind a pilot program that aims to reduce recidivism at the county jail [Tribune].

The Supreme Court rules against Utah’s Myriad Genetics, saying human genes cannot be patented. However, the firm got a half-win as the high court said patenting synthetic versions of human genes is okay [Deseret News].

Another report gives Utah’s economy high marks [Standard-Examiner].
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Freedom
"It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them." Mark Twain [Quotations Page]
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