Early voting in August’s primary elections starts today and continues through August 9 [Tribune].
Sen. Aaron Osmond’s call to end compulsory education in Utah is raising eyebrows in the state’s political community [Deseret News].
Osmond knows he’s kicked up a proverbial hornet’s nest, but says it’s time to have a serious discussion on how to improve education [Utah Policy].
The Salt Lake County Council may authorize an independent evaluation of county-funded mental health services [Deseret News].
The Utah State Auditor’s office will look at how well the state’s schools comply with State Board of Education fiscal policies [Deseret News].
Environmental groups shut down work on a road to a tar sands mine in the Book Cliffs region [Tribune].
A study finds average internet speeds in Utah are the fastest in the western U.S. [Deseret News].
A former Mitt Romney staffer throws cold water on the current plotline of HBO’s “The Newsroom” [Tribune].
Business owners say innovative road designs to reduce congestion are making it difficult for customers to reach their establishments [Tribune].
New Census numbers show one out of every 11 Utahns in poverty are college students [Tribune].