The U.S. Attorney for Utah steps aside in the investigation into Attorney General John Swallow, which means the case will now be handled by the Justice Department [Tribune, Deseret News].
Even though she hasn’t officially declared for a second run at Congress, Mia Love tells a group of Republican women she is planning to challenge Jim Matheson in 2014 [Standard-Examiner].
Rep. Jason Chaffetz continues to press the i nvestigation into what happened during the attack on a U.S. Consulate in Benghazi [Tribune, KSL].
An analysis shows lawmakers aren’t abusing the system of “congratulatory letters” that can be sent out by the Legislature [Utah Policy].
Gov. Gary Herbert names UDOT Deputy Director Carlos Braceras to the top spot in that agency [Tribune, Deseret News].
Herbert is visiting a number of Utah rural communities [Daily Herald].
Utah officials are trying to figure out how to deal with a proposed federal cap on spending on state-run high-risk insurance pools, which could shift cost overruns to the state [Tribune].
Hunters have killed more than 6,000 coyotes under the state’s bounty program [KSL].
A private school in Salt Lake City took more than $28,000 in money under the Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship for students who never attended the school [Tribune].
The city of American Fork is using concrete barriers to deter panhandlers [Deseret News].