House Speaker Becky Lockhart removes Lowry Snow from the committee investigating John Swallow, replacing him with Rep. Francis Gibson. Rep. Jim Dunnigan is the new chairman [Tribune, Deseret News].
61 law firms are bidding to be the legal counsel for the House during their investigation of Swallow [Tribune].
Sen. Mike Lee is not finding much support from fellow Republicans for his plan to shut down the government in order to defund Obamacare [Tribune].
Rep. Jim Matheson is the only member of Utah’s Congressional delegation to vote against an amendment to limit data gathering by the NSA [Tribune].
How are Utah’s Republicans going to pay for their effort to derail the Count My Vote ballot initiative? [Utah Policy]
Kind of brilliant when you think about it - Utah Republicans tried to hire Melodia Gutierrez after Utah’s Democrats ousted her as their Latino outreach director [Tribune].
Parking fees for visitors at the University of Utah are set to jump [Tribune].
Those Pioneer Day fireworks caused a dramatic rise in pollution levels across northern Utah [Tribune].
The Provo/Orem area is ranked #1 in the nation for “economic vitality” [Daily Herald].
If you want to vote in the August 13 primary election, the deadline to register is Monday [Tribune].