Incoming Utah State Senator Lincoln Fillmore has been accused of violating campaign finance law by accepting a donation from a company that manages public charter schools [Tribune].
Sen. Mike Lee is blasting a move to tuck a cybersecurity measure inside the omnibus spending bill [2 News].
A renewal for the Land and Water Conservation Fund has found its way inside the massive omnibus spending bill set for approval on Friday. Previously, Rep. Rob Bishop tried to force some changes to the fund [Tribune].
A judge has put the brakes on the sale of Miller Motorsports Park because Tooele County sold the property below fair market value [2 News, ABC 4, Deseret News].
Utah is outpacing the rest of the country with job growth, but wages are not keeping up [Tribune].
On this day in history:
1787 – New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
1865 – The 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery in the United States.
1957 – The first nuclear facility in the United States to generate electricity, the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, went online.
1972 – Following the collapse of peace talks with North Vietnam, President Richard Nixon announced the beginning of Operation Linebacker II, a bombing campaign against targets in Hanoi and Haiphong.