Attorney General http://kuer.org en Democrat Charles Stormont Calls for Reform as He Kicks Off His Campaign for Attorney General http://kuer.org/post/democrat-charles-stormont-calls-reform-he-kicks-his-campaign-attorney-general <p>Democratic Utah Attorney General candidate Charles Stormont officially launched his campaign today with a call for real reform in the office.</p><p>Charles Stormont says as a recent employee in the Attorney General’s office he can say with confidence that Sean Reyes hasn’t done enough to fix the problems in the office left over from former AG John Swallow.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:07:15 +0000 Brian Grimmett 48364 at http://kuer.org Democrat Charles Stormont Calls for Reform as He Kicks Off His Campaign for Attorney General AG Sean Reyes Reorganizes Office http://kuer.org/post/ag-sean-reyes-reorganizes-office <p>Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has <a href="http://attorneygeneral.utah.gov/our-office/office-organizational-chart/" target="_blank">reorganized several positions</a> in his office over the past month, including demoting several Division Chiefs.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 22:06:07 +0000 Brian Grimmett 46937 at http://kuer.org AG Sean Reyes Reorganizes Office Utah AG Sean Reyes Accepts GOP Nomination http://kuer.org/post/utah-ag-sean-reyes-accepts-gop-nomination <p>Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes will be the Republican nominee in the special election to replace former AG John Swallow. Reyes was the only republican candidate running. He has been working as the AG since January when Governor Herbert appointed him to replace Swallow. At the GOP state convention on Saturday, Reyes reaffirmed his commitment to fighting for Utah’s Amendment 3.</p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 23:13:16 +0000 Brian Grimmett 45463 at http://kuer.org Utah AG Sean Reyes Accepts GOP Nomination Sean Reyes Begins His Campaign to Remain Utah's Attorney General http://kuer.org/post/sean-reyes-begins-his-campaign-remain-utahs-attorney-general <p>It’s been three months since Governor Gary Herbert appointed Sean Reyes to fill the vacancy left by John Swallow in the Attorney General’s office, and today Reyes officially filed to run to keep the spot for the remainder of Swallow’s term.</p><p>Reyes says he wants to keep his position so he can continue implementing changes aimed at improving the public’s eroding trust in the Attorney General’s office in the aftermath of the John Swallow scandals. He says he’s already seeing results and he’d like to continue what he’s started.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:42:51 +0000 Brian Grimmett 43613 at http://kuer.org Sean Reyes Begins His Campaign to Remain Utah's Attorney General Democrat Charles Stormont to Run for Attorney General http://kuer.org/post/democrat-charles-stormont-run-attorney-general <p>Democrat Charles Stormont has filed to run in the special election to replace former Attorney General John Swallow.</p><p>Charles Stormont has worked as an attorney in the Utah Attorney General’s office for the past 6 years.&nbsp; He says the Swallow scandal and the effects it had on the office is one of the main reasons he decided to run.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:52:10 +0000 Brian Grimmett 43571 at http://kuer.org Democrat Charles Stormont to Run for Attorney General GOP Chooses Sean Reyes, Robert Smith, and Brian Tarbet as AG Nominees http://kuer.org/post/gop-chooses-sean-reyes-robert-smith-and-brian-tarbet-ag-nominees <p>Members of the Utah Republican state central committee<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;selected Sean Reyes, Robert Smith and Brian </span>Tarbet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as their nominees for Attorney General. Governor Gary Herbert will now choose one of these candidates to replace John Swallow. He says he hopes to do it as soon as possible, and hopefully before Christmas.</span></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 02:57:56 +0000 Brian Grimmett 39572 at http://kuer.org GOP Chooses Sean Reyes, Robert Smith, and Brian Tarbet as AG Nominees GOP Candidates for Attorney General Debate, Campaign for Votes http://kuer.org/post/gop-candidates-attorney-general-debate-campaign-votes <p>Republican Candidates vying to replace former Attorney General John Swallow, faced off in a debate on Wednesday night. They answered questions that came from across the state using the Utah Education Network’s video conferencing infrastructure.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 04:32:37 +0000 Brian Grimmett 39436 at http://kuer.org GOP Candidates for Attorney General Debate, Campaign for Votes Acting Attorney General Faces Tough Challenge Replacing John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/acting-attorney-general-faces-tough-challenge-replacing-john-swallow <p>At midnight on Monday John Swallow officially became the former Attorney General of Utah. And while there are several Republicans vying to become the appointed replacement, the Governor won’t make that decision for another few weeks. Until then, Major General Brian Tarbet will be the acting Attorney General and dealing with the transition won't be easy.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 23:25:49 +0000 Brian Grimmett 39051 at http://kuer.org Acting Attorney General Faces Tough Challenge Replacing John Swallow Utah Attorney General John Swallow Resigns http://kuer.org/post/utah-attorney-general-john-swallow-resigns <p>Utah Attorney General John Swallow has submitted his letter of resignation to Governor Gary Herbert and will leave his office on December 3rd.</p><p>John Swallow said he decided to resign from office because the pressure on his family from the several ongoing investigations into his conduct had just become too strong. He said he’s spent nearly $300 thousand of his own money in his defense and that he couldn’t see an end in sight.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:49:37 +0000 Brian Grimmett 38558 at http://kuer.org Utah Attorney General John Swallow Resigns Missing Files in AG Investigation "Very Troubling" For Committee http://kuer.org/post/missing-files-ag-investigation-very-troubling-committee <p>The special counsel in the investigation of Utah Attorney General told the committee today that he is deeply concerned about the extent of missing electronic documents from John Swallow.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:06:56 +0000 Brian Grimmett 37789 at http://kuer.org Missing Files in AG Investigation "Very Troubling" For Committee Missing Documents a Concern for House Investigative Committee of Utah AG John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/missing-documents-concern-house-investigative-committee-utah-ag-john-swallow <p>The chair of the House committee investigating Utah Attorney General John Swallow says he’s concerned about possible missing documents from the Attorney General’s office.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:59:37 +0000 Brian Grimmett 37560 at http://kuer.org Missing Documents a Concern for House Investigative Committee of Utah AG John Swallow Speaker Names Five Republicans, Four Democrats to Special Investigative Committee http://kuer.org/post/speaker-names-five-republicans-four-democrats-special-investigative-committee <p>House Speaker Becky Lockhart has announced the names of the representatives who will serve on the special committee investigating Utah Attorney General John Swallow.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 23:42:39 +0000 Brian Grimmett 32581 at http://kuer.org Speaker Names Five Republicans, Four Democrats to Special Investigative Committee Utah House Democrats Unsure of Role in Special Investigative Committee http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-democrats-unsure-role-special-investigative-committee <p>House Speaker Becky Lockhart says she will announce on Wednesday the names of the people she’s appointed to the <a href="http://www.kuer.org/post/utah-house-approves-creation-committee-investigate-john-swallow" target="_blank">special investigative committee</a> of Utah Attorney General John Swallow. In the meantime, Utah House Democrats are left waiting anxiously to see what kind of role, if any, they’ll play in the investigation.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:36:59 +0000 Brian Grimmett 32459 at http://kuer.org Utah House Democrats Unsure of Role in Special Investigative Committee Legislative Audit Subcommittee Approves Audit of Attorney General's Office http://kuer.org/post/legislative-audit-subcommittee-approves-audit-attorney-generals-office <p>The legislative audit subcommittee gave approval to begin an audit of the Attorney Generals office, yesterday. But the process won’t begin until September.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:46:11 +0000 Brian Grimmett 32133 at http://kuer.org Legislative Audit Subcommittee Approves Audit of Attorney General's Office Utah Attorney General Asks U.S. Attorney for Investigation http://kuer.org/post/utah-attorney-general-asks-us-attorney-investigation <p>Utah Attorney General John Swallow is asking the U.S. Attorney for Utah for a full investigation into allegations that he schemed to bribe a congressman.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:59:44 +0000 Brian Grimmett 23638 at http://kuer.org Utah Attorney General Asks U.S. Attorney for Investigation KUER News Pod: Monday January 14, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-january-14-2013 <p>Utah’s new Attorney General denies accusations that he helped a St. George businessman avoid an FTC investigation, the man accused of killing an Ogden police officer is suing his insurance company, and three Utahns die in a plane crash in Texas.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F74931614&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:45:10 +0000 Brian Grimmett 23560 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday January 14, 2013