A late surge pushed Republican John Curtis's total spending past Democrat Kathie Allen in November's special Congressional election. The total expenditures from all candidates in that election were just under $2.5 million [Utah Policy].
Sen. Brian Shiozawa suddenly resigns from the Utah Senate after accepting a job with the Trump administration [Utah Policy].
Shiozawa's resignation puts SD8 in play for a possible Democratic pickup in the 2018 election [Utah Policy].
A Utah judge rules a plan to switch to partisan elections for state school board members violates Utah's Constitution [Tribune].
Advocates deliver 20,000 chocolate chips to Sen. Orrin Hatch's office to urge him to prioritize finding funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program [Deseret News].
UDOT Director Carlos Braceras is working to modernize transportation in Utah [Utah Policy].
Salt Lake City's master transit plan aims to make public transit use more widespread by 2040 [Tribune].