impeachment http://kuer.org en House Special Investigative Committee Dives Into Investigation of Utah AG John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/house-special-investigative-committee-dives-investigation-utah-ag-john-swallow <p>A week before their second meeting, the House Special Investigative Committee is already collecting documents and creating a list of potential witnesses as it looks into allegations against Utah Attorney General John Swallow.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:39:03 +0000 Brian Grimmett 34996 at http://kuer.org House Special Investigative Committee Dives Into Investigation of Utah AG John Swallow Lt. Governor's Office Names Special Counsel in Investigation of AG John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/lt-governors-office-names-special-counsel-investigation-ag-john-swallow <p>The Utah Lt. Governor’s office has picked the law firm <a href="http://www.swlaw.com/" target="_blank">Snell &amp; Wilmer</a> to be the special counsel in the investigation into whether or not Attorney General John Swallow violated state election laws.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:58:27 +0000 Brian Grimmett 32863 at http://kuer.org Lt. Governor's Office Names Special Counsel in Investigation of AG John Swallow Utah House Approves Creation of Committee to Investigate John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-approves-creation-committee-investigate-john-swallow <p>The Utah House of Representatives <a href="http://le.utah.gov/DynaBill/svotes.jsp?sessionid=2013H1&amp;voteid=14&amp;house=H" target="_blank">voted to form a committee to investigate</a> Utah Attorney General John Swallow today.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:46:55 +0000 Brian Grimmett 31867 at http://kuer.org Utah House Approves Creation of Committee to Investigate John Swallow How to Impeach a Utah State Officer in 5 Easy Steps http://kuer.org/post/how-impeach-utah-state-officer-5-easy-steps <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/If712QpSXDs" width="560"></iframe></p><p>The Utah House of Representatives will begin an investigation into Attorney General John Swallow on July 3rd. While it <strong>IS NOT</strong> the beginning of impeachment proceedings, the results of the investigation could push them in that direction. But what does it mean to impeach someone, and how do you do it? Well, here’s a step-by-step guide. “How To Impeach a State Officer”</p><p><strong>Step 1: Convene the House</strong></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:33:37 +0000 Brian Grimmett 31811 at http://kuer.org How to Impeach a Utah State Officer in 5 Easy Steps Utah House to Investigate John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-investigate-john-swallow <p>The Utah House Republican Caucus voted today to convene the entire body and create an investigative committee to look into the allegations surrounding Utah Attorney General John Swallow. They decided not to start impeachment proceedings at this time.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:36:13 +0000 Brian Grimmett 31202 at http://kuer.org Utah House to Investigate John Swallow KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 18, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-june-18-2013 <p>A new poll shows that the majority of Utah voters want John Swallow out of office, a man shot while at church is expected to recover, and a program for treating children with Autism in Utah is accepting 35 new applicants.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F97440113&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:23:49 +0000 Brian Grimmett 31117 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 18, 2013 BYU Poll Shows 72% of Utah Voters Want Swallow Impeached http://kuer.org/post/byu-poll-shows-72-utah-voters-want-swallow-impeached <p>A <a href="http://utahdatapoints.com/2013/06/a-clear-majority-of-utah-voters-want-legislature-to-impeach-swallow/" target="_blank">new poll</a> released by the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at Brigham Young University shows that the majority of Utah voters think that Attorney General John Swallow should resign.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:59:43 +0000 Brian Grimmett 31078 at http://kuer.org BYU Poll Shows 72% of Utah Voters Want Swallow Impeached KUER News Pod: Monday June 17, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-june-17-2013 <p>The Great Salt Lake Council threatens a local scout leader with expulsion over marching in the Utah Pride Parade, Utah House Democrats want to be included in any impeachment decision, and a man is shot while attending a service at an Ogden Catholic Church.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F97292836&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:14:14 +0000 Brian Grimmett 31061 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday June 17, 2013 KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 11, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-june-11-2013 <p>Democrats in the legislature call for an investigation into Attorney General John Swallow, three candidates file to challenge Cottonwood Heights first and only mayor, and Utah’s fire season is shaping up to be another difficult one.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F96437593&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:23:06 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30728 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 11, 2013 House and Senate Dems Call For Investigation of John Swallow http://kuer.org/post/house-and-senate-dems-call-investigation-john-swallow <p>Utah Senate Democrats are calling on House and Senate leadership to authorize a committee to investigate the allegations brought against Attorney General John Swallow.</p><p>Senate Minority leader Gene Davis says the call for an investigation isn’t about impeachment. That’s a process left for the Utah House to begin. But he does say it’s in the interest of open government and the integrity of our elected officials to find the truth.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 22:49:20 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30697 at http://kuer.org House and Senate Dems Call For Investigation of John Swallow KUER News Pod: Friday Juney 7 , 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-friday-juney-7-2013 <p>Utah officials look to Arkansas for ideas on Medicaid expansion, a state lawmaker’s bill could take children away from murder suspects, and the Utah House of Representatives prepares themselves for the possibility of impeachment proceedings against Attorney General John Swallow.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F95891582&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:00:08 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30549 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Friday Juney 7 , 2013 Utah House of Reps Prepares For Possibility of Impeachment Proceedings http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-reps-prepares-possibility-impeachment-proceedings <p>In response to questions from state lawmakers about the allegations surrounding Utah Attorney General John Swallow, the Utah House Majority leadership is sending out weekly informational emails to legislators while the body considers options for dealing with the embattled public official.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:10:45 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30495 at http://kuer.org Utah House of Reps Prepares For Possibility of Impeachment Proceedings Utah House Not Yet Discussing Impeachment of Attorney General http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-not-yet-discussing-impeachment-attorney-general <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Utah legislature is meeting this week for their monthly interim meetings but they don’t plan on discussing the fate or potential impeachment of Attorney General John Swallow.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Speaker of the House Rebecca Lockhart says she’s concerned about the recent allegations brought against Attorney General John Swallow and that they’re looking into how the legislature might address them.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 22:48:48 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29288 at http://kuer.org Utah House Not Yet Discussing Impeachment of Attorney General