New allegations surface against John Swallow. An ex-con says he raised thousands of dollars for Swallow’s campaign, but that money cannot be found on any financial disclosure statements [City Weekly].
The committee investigating Swallow wants to reach out to other entities conducting investigations into the embattled Attorney General [Standard-Examiner].
Sen. Mike Lee is holding a fundraiser for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Salt Lake City next week [Tribune].
Lee dismisses criticism from Mitt Romney over his desire to shut down the government in order to defund Obamacare [Deseret News].
Pleasant Grove residents pack a truth in taxation hearing about that city’s proposed 52% property tax hike [Daily Herald].
The Taylorsville City Council votes to hike property taxes by 29% [Tribune].
Utah air quality officials ready to unveil their plan to help reduce wintertime pollution along the Wasatch Front [Tribune].
Murmurs are growing former Utah Senate Minority Leader Ross Romero is readying another run at elected office [Utah Policy].
Environmental groups are urging President Obama to create more national monuments in order to protect open space [Tribune].
The massive NSA data center in Bluffdale will pull water from Salt Lake County even though the facility sits in Utah County [Daily Herald].
Some in Layton wonder if a trio of candidates for municipal office are running as a group [Standard-Examiner].
Orem Mayoral candidate Chris Nichols is far ahead of his rivals in the fundraising race [Daily Herald].
A judge restricts public access to documents in the civil stalking case against gun lobbyist Clark Aposhian [Tribune].
Salt Lake County far outpaced the rest of the state when it came to the number of stalking charges and convictions last year [Tribune].
Utah’s Democrats are bringing in Nevada Senate Majority Leader Moises Denis to speak at an LDS fireside this weekend [Deseret News].
U.S. Census Bureau figures show the number of Utahns who struggle to speak the English language is far below the national average [Tribune].