Committee seeks comment on judicial nominee Humes

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The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Carbon County Price-based attorney Jeremiah Humes, who Gov. Gary Herbert appointed as a judge for the 7th District Court.

Those who desire to comment should contact Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation committee staff member Jerry Howe at the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, by 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Utah State Capitol, House Building, Suite W210, PO Box 145210, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5210.

All statements should include the respondent’s name, telephone number and mailing address.

The Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee plans to hold a public hearing, then issue a recommendation to the full Senate. If confirmed by the Senate, Humes will fill the vacancy following the retirement of Judge Douglas B. Thomas.

The 7th Judicial District includes Grand, Carbon, Emery and San Juan counties.