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DESERET NEWS: Prominent Utah child abuse survivors launch campaign to help victims ‘shine’

WEST JORDAN — Deondra Brown is a classical pianist. Rabbi Avremi Zippel is the program director at Chabad Lubavitch of Utah. Aaron Osmond is a businessman and former state senator. All three were abused as children. And all three haven’t let that dark time in their lives stop them from becoming successful. “I really do relate to the struggles that survivors experience on a daily basis of trying to come to terms with it and being bold enough to say the words, ‘I am a survivor,’” said Brown, of the 5 Browns piano group. Brown, Zippel and Osmond serve as ambassadors for a new state program designed to change the conversation around child abuse and empower survivors called Shine. They spoke at a news conference Wednesday outside the Children’s Justice Center in West Jordan, one of more than two dozen in the state. The Utah Attorney General’s Office and the Children’s Justice Center launched a public awareness campaign, including public service announcements, billboards and digital media earlier this month.

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: Utah attorney general wants Congress to let marijuana businesses use banks

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes joined a bipartisan coalition of 34 state and territorial attorneys general asking Congress to let legal marijuana businesses access the federal banking system.

DESERET NEWS: Utah A.G. Sean Reyes joins GOP colleagues urging judge to drop Michael Flynn case

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is one of 15 Republican attorneys general asking a federal judge to allow the Department of Justice to drop its case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Third Set of Charges Filed Against Utah Man For THC Distribution

On Monday, the Utah Attorney General’s Office SECURE Strike Force filed charges against a man from Sandy, Utah for THC distribution. This is his third set of charges in less than a year for similar offenses.

Woman Charged, Arrested for Sexually Abusing Child

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our communities and worlds have changed. We have adjusted to a new normal as workplaces and schools closed. During this time, the Investigation Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office continued to work tirelessly on protecting Utahns and our communities. Below is a case Attorney General Investigators were involved in during the COVID-19 pandemic.

West Bountiful Man Arrested, Compared to ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Con Artist

A West Bountiful man, recently convicted of practicing law without a license, was arrested on evidence tampering and forgery charges.

A look at Utah’s opioid epidemic: Recovery through connection and education

During 2018, 128 people died per day in the United States from opioid overdose, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Hundreds of thousands of people struggle with opioid addiction. It’s an addiction that doesn’t affect one gender, race, demographic or class.

PRESS RELEASE: Attorney General Reyes Fights to Further Crackdown on Illegal Robocalls

Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes joined a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general in calling on USTelecom – the leading organization representing telecommunications providers – and its Industry Traceback Group (ITG) to continue its collaboration with state attorneys general by bolstering technological capabilities to improve enforcement against illegal robocallers.

DESERET NEWS: Who is President Donald Trump endorsing in Utah?

President Trump endorses Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes

FOX 13: Utah businesses donate protective gear to rural first responders

Utah businesses are coming together to donate some much-needed COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Utah Attorney General's Office, to distribute all across the state.

KUTV: Utah's PC Laptops fronts the bill to get COVID-19 first responders protective gear

Utah first responders on the front lines of COVID-19 are in need of protective gear.

DESERET NEWS: GoFundMe campaign raises supplies for first responders amid COVID-19 pandemic

Dan Young, owner of PC Laptops, and Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes unload boxes full of supplies at the attorney general’s office in Murray on Monday.

PRESS RELEASE: Attorney General Reyes Announces Partnership to Monitor and Combat Coronavirus Price Gouging

KSL Classifieds, Amazon, eBay, Facebook Agree to Partner with Utah

PRESS RELEASE: Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes Files for Reelection

Republican Rising Star Says He Brings Proven Leadership, Ethics, Legal Excellence and Will Keep Fighting for Utah.

KNRS: Attorney General Reyes Warns Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Craigslist, Walmart: Online Marketplaces Are Not Exempt From Price Gouging Laws

Attorney General Sean D. Reyes urged Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Walmart, and Craigslist to more rigorously monitor price gouging practices by online sellers using their services.

PRESS RELEASE: Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes Announces 2020 Re-election Bid Despite Strong Support for a Gubernatorial Run

After working hard to rebuild the Office of Utah Attorney General, Reyes remains committed to policy initiatives that ensure the safety, constitutional protection and prosperity of all Utahns.

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