Democrat Peter Cooke calls on Gov. Gary Herbert to fire UDOT Director John Njord and pay the legal fees of an employee who was wrongly fired by the agency [Tribune].
The finance chair for Dan Liljenquist's U.S. Senate campaign resigns after he was sued by the SEC for improprieties in a hedge fund he manages [Tribune].
4th District Congressional candidate Mia Love might get a speaking slot at the Republican National Convention in Tampa [ABC 4].
Is Utah County losing influence on Capitol Hill? [Utah Policy]
Gov. Herbert appoints Cody Stewart, a former lobbyist for the oil and gas industry, as his energy adviser [Tribune, Deseret News].
Herbert also names former Speaker of the House and Congressional candidate Dave Clark to the Dixie State College Board of Trustees [Tribune, Deseret News].
A judge's ruling puts Salt Lake City's efforts to establish a new taxi cab service at Salt Lake International Airport on hold for now [Tribune].
Rosemary Cundiff takes the reigns as the state's new GRAMA ombudsman [Tribune, Deseret News].
The committee tasked with deciding whether Utah should pursue another Olympic Games is delaying their recommendation until they can put their decision in the best possible light [Deseret News].
Make sure you check out our weekly video podcast wrapping up the big stories in politics. This week - Avengers assemble! [Utah Policy]