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Complaint filed with FEC over Lee campaign donations

Wide-reaching FEC Complaint names Lee, Swallow, Johnson, McMillan, J.P. Morgan Chase, and Jane & John Doe Salt Lake City–Good government group Alliance for a Better UTAH recently filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission, asking the FEC to investigate allegations that Senator Mike Lee accepted straw donations in his 2010 bid for United States

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Group to file FEC complaint against Sen. Mike Lee

Salt Lake City — Search warrants obtained yesterday by the Salt Lake Tribune in the investigation into former Attorney General John Swallow revealed allegations by Jeremy Johnson that Johnson and Swallow laundered some $50,000 in campaign contributions to Sen. Mike Lee. The Alliance for a Better UTAH, whose history of monitoring election law and campaign

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Daily Herald Publishes Opinion on Swallow

The Daily Herald recently published a statement released by Better UTAH Executive Director Maryann Martindale: Swallow’s relationship with Johnson establishes the importance of renewing the need to review the code of ethics and ethical practices applicable to all of Utah’s elected officials. Swallow’s apparent moonlighting as a consultant while being employed on a full-time basis

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More Voices Call for Swallow’s Resignation

The following is the transcript from this week’s Better UTAH Beat that aired on January 15, 2013. —- It has only been a week since John Swallow was sworn in as Utah’s new Attorney General, but he’s already facing calls for his resignation. Editorial boards of not one but two major newspapers, the Salt Lake

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Better UTAH Beat Episode 32 – January 15, 2013

State Attorney General John Swallow has come under increasing fire for his relationship with disgraced businessman Jeremy Johnson. Three Utah papers (Daily Herald, Salt Lake Tribune, and The Spectrum) have all called for his resignation. In addition to the possible illegality of Swallow’s actions, Better UTAH is also pursuing charges of ethical malfeasance by submitting

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