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Lawmakers look at more outside help for attorney general

Utah’s fight against same-sex marriage may not be the only case in which the state seeks outside counsel to bolster an attorney general’s office that some legislative leaders, seeing missteps in big cases, fear is in some disarray from the yearlong probe and Dec. 3 resignation of John Swallow.
“We need to sit down with the attorney general’s office and say, ‘What are you doing and what can we do to help,’ ” said Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, who is an attorney and a member of legislative leade...