The Salt Lake County Council slams Valley Mental Health for cutting services to 2,000 clients and authorizes an audit of the county’s mental health system [Tribune].
A group of GOP donors, including a number of Utah business leaders, send a letter to Congress urging them to pass immigration reform [Utah Policy, Deseret News].
The DABC grapples with how to implement a new law requiring diners to order food before drinking alcoholic beverages [Tribune].
Paul Rolly suggests Sen. Mike Lee’s efforts to defund Obamacare may be motivated by a desire to fill his campaign coffers [Tribune].
Rep. Jason Chaffetz wants to keep the heat on the Obama administration over the IRS and Benghazi scandals [KUTV].
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says federal lands are responsible for billions of dollars of economic activity [Tribune].
A proposed bar in the Foothill neighborhood is roiling controversy among residents who don’t want it there [Tribune].
Utah’s farmers and ranchers are feeling the effects of drought and severe heat [Tribune].
The Pioneer Craft House is suing South Salt Lake saying the city is illegally trying to evict them from the buildings they’ve occupied for more than 60 years [Tribune].
A new report says Utah’s infrastructure is in need of repair, but the Beehive State isn’t as bad off as other states [Deseret News].
A new government panel designed to find ways to expand natural gas vehicle use in Utah meets for the first time [Tribune].
The Ogden City Council may issue $18 million in bonds for a new water treatment plant [Standard-Examiner].
The Provo Daily Herald is moving to a new home and becoming “Herald Media” to better reflect the new digital reality [Daily Herald].