VP candidate Paul Ryan holds 3 fundraisers in Utah, tells attendees Barack Obama is moving America toward a “welfare state” [Tribune, Deseret News, ABC 4].
House Majority Whip Ronda Rudd Menlove will not run for a leadership post in the next Legislature [Utah Policy].
Sen. John Valentine says an agreement allowing bars and restaurants to offer drink specials subverts Utah’s liquor laws [Deseret News].
Mitt Romney names Mia Love to his campaign’s Black Leadership Council [Daily Herald].
Gubernatorial candidates Gary Herbert and Peter Cooke agree to three debates [Tribune].
Utah’s delegation at the Democratic National Convention say Michelle Obama’s address will help capture the female vote in swing states [ABC 4].
Rep. Jason Chaffetz is in Charlotte to provide a Republican counterpoint to the Democratic convention [Tribune, Deseret News].
Democratic candidates meet with voters in Draper [Deseret News, KSL].
The number of Utah high school students who smoke has dropped dramatically [Tribune].
A proposal to cut pollution in Utah is set for public comment next month [Tribune].