Oy! Rep. Lowry Snow, who is set to chair the John Swallow investigation, has ties to Jeremy Johnson - the embattled businessman who has leveled numerous allegations against Swallow [Tribune].
The committee investigating Swallow has a lot of hurdles to overcome, the least of all being scheduling [Deseret News].
Utah Republicans may lobby lawmakers to move the date of the primary election because it would truncate the calendar for the mass meetings and party conventions too much [Utah Policy].
Sen. Pat Jones will not run for re-election in 2014 [Utah Policy].
Gov. Gary Herbert undergoes minor surgery for skin cancer [Tribune].
Utah education officials aren’t too thrilled with Sen. Aaron Osmond’s idea to scrap compulsory education [Standard-Examiner].
Rep. Jim Matheson says he is working with the “No Labels” group to get around gridlock in Congress [Deseret News].
A legislative task force grapples with what Obamacare will mean for Utah once it’s implemented [Deseret News].
Rep. Kay Christofferson says Utah should consider privatizing more services [Standard-Examiner].
Sandy Mayor Tom Dolan says Utah cities will soon have no choice but to consider a tax hike in order to maintain services for residents [Standard-Examiner].
Utah’s state-sponsored college savings program hits $6 billion, making it one of the largest in the nation [Tribune].