Utah MP Blake Moore missed a legal deadline for reporting stock deals

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Blake Moore missed a deadline for listing … again

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Blake Moore shares his experience at the Capitol on January 6 during a ward meeting in the North Branch of the Weber County Library in North Ogden on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

For the second time this year, Rep. Blake Moore missed a statutory deadline for reporting stock deals.

Inside reports Moore was made aware of three stock option deals on his behalf in mid-August. But Moore didn’t file the business disclosure until September 24, which was several days past the legal deadline.

This is the second time this year Moore has missed a state deadline for reporting trades. In July, Moore failed to disclose more than 70 trades valued between $ 700,000 and $ 1.1 million. The House of Representatives Ethics Committee fined Moore for prior late filing.

You need to know this by Friday morning

🏛 The Senate broke an impasse in raising the debt ceiling despite “no” votes from Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney. Romney railed against Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer after voting for his speech accusing Republicans. [Tribune]

🚨 President Joe Biden will today announce the expansion of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. The monuments were reduced by former President Donald Trump. [Tribune]

👀 Governor Spencer Cox’s campaign manager resigned after an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. The investigation also found that Austin Cox (no relative) was involved in other “hostile behaviors” towards campaign staff. [Tribune]

🏛 Trump has told his former aides not to cooperate with the House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6 riot. [WaPo]

🚗 Tesla has announced that it will relocate its headquarters to Austin, Texas. Company boss Elon Musk had clashed with politicians in California, which prompted the move. [BBC]

⚡️ A natural gas shortage causes businesses to skyrocket and prices soar before the winter season. [WSJ]

📰 Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were named Nobel Peace Prize winners on Friday. The two were recognized for their work to maintain press freedom in the Philippines and Russia. [WaPo]

Summary of the news from Utah on Friday morning


  • Suspect in critical condition after police pursuit and shooting near Zion National Park. [Tribune]

  • A lot of rain is announced for Utah – and some snow. [Tribune]

  • Utah man discovers fossilized “fish lizard” in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. [Tribune]

  • The Utah Group works to help victims of sex trafficking. [Fox 13]


  • More Utahns have now died of COVID-19 than victims of the 9/11 attacks. [Tribune]

  • Affordable COVID-19 home tests are hard to come by in Utah, but more may be in the pipeline. [Deseret News]



  • Legislators Prepare Bill to Protect Indigenous Children in Utah’s Child Welfare System. [Tribune]

  • Utah Senator Mike Lee to Justice Department: Leave the parents alone. [Deseret News]


  • Chris Phillips: We have to work together to take politics out of public health. [Tribune]

  • Matt Ray: LDS Church members should follow their prophet’s advice about vaccines. [Tribune]

  • Tim Chambless: Utah’s Independent Redistricting Commission is trying to limit gerrymandering of partisans. [Tribune]

– Jordan Miller of the Tribune contributed to this report.

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