New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will headline Gov. Gary Herbert’s fundraiser next month [Tribune].
Democrat Peter Cooke hits Herbert on his public lands policy, calling the effort to gain control of public lands in the state “grandstanding” [Tribune, KSL].
Donna McAleer, Democratic candidate in the 1st Congressional District, embraces the party platform on same-sex marriage [Tribune].
Lawmakers say the interim head of the DABC is taking too long to implement changes [Deseret News, Fox 13].
Wildfires have cost Utah $21 million this year [Utah Policy, Tribune, Deseret News].
A local news organization says the Legislature still hasn’t turned over the redistricting documents they asked for [ABC 4].
The Salt Lake City Council is examining how to put the Move to Amend ballot initiative before voters next year [Tribune].
The nomination of a minority judicial candidate rejected by a Senate committee will go before the full Senate for a confirmation vote [Tribune, Deseret News].
The Salt Lake County Council approves $28 million in funding for a new Broadway-style theater in Salt Lake City [Tribune].
Poll workers in Utah County still haven’t been paid for the work they did during June’s primary [Daily Herald].