Corroon says his first order of business is expanding the party beyond Salt Lake County [Utah Policy].
Utah Republicans give Sen. Mike Lee a rousing reception at their convention [Utah Policy].
Republican delegates boot one legislative incumbent, send another to a primary [Utah Policy].
A records request shows Mia Love occasionally used her Saratoga Springs email for political purposes [Huffington Post]. Love’s campaign shrugs off those charges, saying any violation was inadvertent [Daily Herald].
Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is now facing a complaint in front of the Utah Bar [Tribune].
Sen. Orrin Hatch says immigration reform would boost job growth for Americans [Tribune].
The NSA Data Center in Bluffdale is using less water than originally thought [Tribune].
Who are the biggest political donors in Utah? [Fox 13]
A federal court rejects a claim by Utah officials that a creek bed in Canyonlands National park is a roadway [Tribune].
Both sides in the fight over Utah’s Amendment 3, which bans same-sex marriage, want the Utah Supreme Court to weigh in on the battle [Tribune, Deseret News].
On this day in history:
1758 – James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, was born.
1788 – Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
1789 – The crew of the British ship mutinied, setting Captain William Bligh adrift.
1945 – Italian dictator Benito Mussolini was executed.
1967 – Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the Army.
1980 – Secretary of State Cyrus Vance resigned over his opposition to the failed mission to rescue American hostages in Iran.
1994 – Former CIA official Aldrich Ames, who gave secrets to the Soviet Union and Russia, pleaded guilty to espionage and tax evasion.
1996 – President Bill Clinton gave 4 1/2 hours of videotaped testimony as a defense witness in the criminal trial of his former Whitewater business partners.
2003 – Apple launches the iTunes store.
2004 – The first photos of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal were shown.
2009 – Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter switched from the Republican to the Democratic Party.