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May 08, 2013


Ten Things You Need to Know for Wednesday
by Bryan Schott
Countdown: There are 181 days to the 2013 municipal elections, 264 days until the start of the 2014 Legislature, 540 days until the 2014 midterm elections and 977 days until the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. 

Traci Gunderson, former head of the Utah Division of Consumer Protection, has filed an ethics complaint against Attorney General John Swallow alleging he talked with a businessman facing a criminal complaint without telling her agency [Tribune].

The Salt Lake City Council decides phase two of the Sugar House Streetcar will run along 1100 East [Tribune, Deseret News].

Sen. Orrin Hatch proposes an amendmen t to the immigration reform bill that would require undocumented immigrants who seek permanent residency to provide a DNA sample to be compared with criminal databases [Tribune].

The Utah Transit Authority will consider a number of alternatives when deciding whether or not to abolish their own police force [Tribune].

A dozen groups band together to oppose the proposed West Davis Corridor [Tribune, Standard-Examiner].

The Salt Lake County Council approves a number of measures to boost funding for transportation proj ects, include possibly issuing $40 million in bonds next year [Tribune].

The Utah County GOP picks 24-year-old Casey Voeks as their new chairman [Daily Herald].

Former State Rep. Holly Richardson is reportedly considering a challenge to freshman Rep. Brian Greene in 2014 [Tribune].

New numbers show a 13-percent drop in crime in Ogden since 2011 [Standard-Examiner].

Sequestration cuts mean some summer school programs will be eliminated in the Davis School District [KUTV].

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