Salt Lake County and Davis County prosecutors are now investigating Attorney General John Swallow and his predecessor Mark Shurtleff [Tribune].
Sen. Todd Weiler says Utah should change its constitution to make the office of Attorney General appointed by the governor instead of elected [Tribune, Deseret News].
Lawmakers will likely wait until all of the investigations into John Swallow’s conduct are finished before they will consider taking any action against the embattled Attorney General [Daily Herald, Standard-Examiner, KUTV].
Sen. John Valentine says he wants to take a very close look at a recommendation from the NTSB to lower the threshold for drunk driving [Tribune, Deseret News].
Delegates to Saturday’s GOP convention will consider a resolution calling on the state to reject Common Core standards [Tribune, Deseret News].
Mitt Romney purchases two houses in Utah [Tribune, Deseret News].
Utah business owners are urging lawmakers to create more liquor licenses due to a severe shortage [Tribune].
West Valley City leaders and activists with the Latino community agree on “cultural competency” training for police officers after allegations of racial profiling [Tribune, Deseret News].
A Nevada water official says Gov. Gary Herbert’s rejection of a water-sharing deal is a “slap in the face to the state of Nevada” [Standard-Examiner].
The landslide at Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Mine could be the biggest manm ade slide in North American history [Tribune].