West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder is Utah Policy’s official correspondent at the Republican National Convention. Here’s his first missive as he prepares to head to Tampa [Utah Policy].
Comedian Roseanne Barr “out shrills” Rocky Anderson for the presidential nomination of the Peace and Freedom Party in California, which will keep him off the ballot in that state. Anderson calls the move a “back room deal” [Tribune].
Public officials and firefighters turn out en masse for the funeral of Utah AFL-CIO President Jim Judd [Standard-Examiner].
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke warns policy changes under Gov. Gary Herbert threatens Medicare [Tribune].
Bob Bernick says the spectre of HB 477 still haunts the Utah Legislature [Utah Policy].
Republican Congressional candidate Chris Stewart suggests electing him will save America [Tribune].
Utah’s ACLU teaches undocumented immigrants how to apply for the Obama administration’s “deferred action” program [Tribune].
Salt Lake City wants to negotiate with federal regulators to keep the Wingpointe golf course open [Tribune].
Here’s everything you ever wanted to know how to use Utah’s GRAMA but were afraid to ask [City Weekly].
Q Salt Lake, Utah’s LGBT magazine, is in danger of closing down and is asking the public to help them pay off a loan to keep their doors open [Tribune].