There are 33 days until the 2011 election, 109 days until the start of the 2012 Legislative Session, 123 days (maybe) until the Iowa Caucuses and 402 days until the 2012 Presidential election.
Both Rep. Chris Herrod and Sen. Dan Liljenquist are seriously mulling a run against Sen. Orrin Hatch in 2012, while Rep. Stephen Sandstrom is considering running for Congress in Utah's new 4th Congressional District [Tribune, KUTV].
The LDS Church recently polled its membership on illegal immigration [Tribune].
Crime rates dropped in Utah in 2010, but a number of large cities saw a spike in violent crime [Tribune].
The Utah Attorney General's office says the DABC recently closed a meeting in violation of the state's open-meetings law [ABC 4].
Provo Mayor John Curtis is cleared in an ethics probe over some property he owns in the city [Tribune].
The Utah Transit Authority says ridership on the new TRAX lines, but is still falling short of their projections [Tribune].