Oh how the internet has changed politics. You don't need to have gobs of money to launch an attack ad. All you need is a broadband connection and a little bit of creativity.
YouTube user Cameron Robinson has put together is little animated video of Orrin Hatch from 1976 debating Orrin Hatch of 2012 over why he is refusing multiple debates with Dan Liljenquist ahead of June's primary.
House Majority Leader Brad Dee goes on a European vacation with three lobbyists, but Dee insists the trip was above board because everybody paid their own way and they didn’t discuss politics [Tribune].
Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is caught on tape offering to get $2 million for Utah Businessman Darl McBride if he would shut down a website critical of another Utah businessman. That money was to come from a third Utah businessman who was in trouble with the Attorney General’s office [Tribune].
Former Legislator and current blogger Holly Richardson says she’s had enough with the “culture of corruption” permeating the Attorney General’s office [Holly on the Hill].
Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to hear from Utahns who think they have been inappropriately targeted by the IRS as part of his investigation into misconduct by the agency [Tribune].
Kennecott lays off 100 workers because of the massive landslide at their Bingham Canyon Mine [Tribune, Deseret News].
The Boy Scouts vote to allow gay members in their ranks [Deseret News].
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman launches a new political action committee to support Republicans who share his point of view [Tribune].
Gov. Gary Herbert says he is confident the state can work out a deal to avoid taxing the electricity used by the new National Security Agency data center at Camp Williams [Tribune].