Spencer Cox http://kuer.org en Utah Officials Work to Limit Grazing Dispute http://kuer.org/post/utah-officials-work-limit-grazing-dispute <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Utah’s lieutenant governor and attorney general have brokered an agreement with the Bureau of Land Management not to bring cattle taken from public land in Nevada to a livestock auction in Utah.</p><p>This week, BLM officials started rounding up cattle belonging to the Bundy family from land the family has used for generations.&nbsp; Federal courts have determined the cattle are trespassing, and the family owes more than a million dollars in grazing fees.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:32:22 +0000 Dan Bammes 44618 at http://kuer.org Utah Officials Work to Limit Grazing Dispute Lt. Governor Won't File Civil Claim Against John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/lt-governor-wont-file-civil-claim-against-john-swallow <p>Lt. Governor Spencer Cox announced today that he will not pursue civil action against Utah Attorney General John Swallow.</p><p>Cox says he won’t pursue the case because Swallow has already resigned. He says because the outcome of resignation and civil action is the same, a vacated office, moving forward would only be a waste of time and taxpayer money.</p><p>“Short of spending $200,000 in a six month trial to end up exactly where we are today, I don’t know what else we could do except to forward it on to the other investigators,” he says.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:48:35 +0000 Brian Grimmett 38814 at http://kuer.org Lt. Governor Won't File Civil Claim Against John Swallow Spencer Cox Becomes Utah's Lieutenant Governor http://kuer.org/post/spencer-cox-becomes-utahs-lieutenant-governor <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty-eight-year-old State Representative Spencer Cox was officially sworn in Wednesday as Utah’s new Lieutenant Governor. The </span>Sanpete<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County native will replace outgoing Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p>Cox has only served in the legislature for one session, but he says in that time he’s learned the importance of public service.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:32:49 +0000 Whittney Evans 36893 at http://kuer.org Spencer Cox Becomes Utah's Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox Moves Closer to becoming Lt. Governor http://kuer.org/post/spencer-cox-moves-closer-becoming-lt-governor <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Members of a Utah Senate committee gave Spencer J Cox a favorable recommendation as Lieutenant Governor Tuesday. His nomination will considered by the full Senate on Wednesday.</span></p><p>Governor Gary Herbert appeared at Tuesday&rsquo;s hearing to support his nominee for Lieutenant Governor.</p><p>&ldquo;I think he&rsquo;s the total package,&rdquo; says Governor Herbert.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:13:40 +0000 Nicole Nixon 36825 at http://kuer.org Spencer Cox Moves Closer to becoming Lt. Governor Governor Announces Lt. Governor Nominee http://kuer.org/post/governor-announces-lt-governor-nominee <p>Utah Governor Gary Herbert introduced Representative Spencer Cox as his nominee to replace Lt. Governor Greg Bell today at the State Capitol. Cox is a lawyer and currently a member of the Utah House of Representatives. He has also served as the mayor of Fairview and is the CEO of a rural telecommunications company. Cox says he is humbled by the opportunity to serve and hopes to live up as best as he can to the legacy of Greg Bell.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:25:47 +0000 Brian Grimmett 36494 at http://kuer.org Governor Announces Lt. Governor Nominee