Report slams Shurtleff’s behavior during case against Marc Jenson. A plan to revamp Utah’s education grading system. Candidates for chair of Utah’s Democrats want to shift the party’s focus.
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Today’s Utah political news highlights:
A new report says the behavior of former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff during the case against convicted fraudster Marc Jenson “defies explanation,” leading many in his office to wonder if he was working against them during the prosecution [Deseret News, Tribune].
Gov. Gary Herbert’s education advisor unveils a plan to revamp the state’s school grading system, and expand the program to colleges and universities [Tribune].
The two men vying to be the next chair of Utah’s Democrats say the party needs to shift focus [Utah Policy].
Republican delegates to the state convention will consider four resolutions on Saturday [Utah Policy].
The Salt Lake City Council approves the appointment of Matt Lyon, a former aide to Mayor Ralph Becker, to the city’s Planning Commission [Tribune].