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Will Swallow’s Ignorance Save Him?

One of John Swallow’s primary lines of defense is that he wasn’t aware of the full implications of what he was doing. He claims he was ignorant of the ethical (and perhaps legal) wrongdoing in his relationship with Jeremy Johnson and others who have come forward in recent months. In an interview with FOX13’s Max

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Statement regarding Lt. Governor’s Decision to Forward Election Law Violation Claims to Special Counsel for Investigation

Salt Lake City — The Alliance for a Better UTAH has issued the following statement in response to the Lt. Governor’s Office’s decision to appoint special counsel to investigate the election law violation petition filed on behalf of Crystal Young-Otterstrom and Maryann Martindale. “We are pleased that the Lt. Governor’s Office is recognizing the gravity

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GRAMA Request: AG’s Response to Election Law Violation Petition

Better UTAH filed a GRAMA request on Wednesday for documents filed by Attorney General John Swallow related to an election law violation petition filed last month with the Lt. Governor’s Office. Those documents were received Friday morning and are available for download below. Swallow.response.4.9.13 (Initial Response) Swallow.response.4.11.13 (Correction) Timeline: March 07, 2013 – Complaint filed by Maryann

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The Long Last Day

There were exciting highs and disappointing lows on the last day of the 2013 Legislative Session. Better UTAH was the talk of the Capitol on Thursday. Late Wednesday night, Senators Niederhauser, Davis, Dayton, and Knudsen held a press conference to announce an unprecedented suspension of rules to introduce a brand new bill. And when I

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Attorney and petitioner statements regarding SB289, Election Offense Amendments

Salt Lake City — In light of this evening’s passage of SB289, Election Offense Amendments, the following statements have been released: David R. Irvine, Attorney: “Although they don’t have to change the law to act on our petition, the legislature’s move demonstrates their interest in resolving the Swallow matter. It is, of course, essential to

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Election Law Violation Petition filed with Lt. Gov to investigate AG

Media inquiries should be directed to: David R. Irvine Attorney for the petitioners cell.801.949.6693 / ph.801.579.0802 / drirvine@aol.com Alan L. Smith Attorney for the petitioners 801.262.0555 / alanakaed@aol.com ——— Media Advisory – Election Law Violation Petition filed with Lt. Governor’s office for investigation of AG John Swallow on Thursday, March 7 Who: David R. Irvine,

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