Gov. Gary Herbert continues his run as one of the most popular governors in the nation, with more than 2/3 of Utahns approving of his job performance. However, Utahns aren't quite as sold on the jobs Sen. Mike Lee and Attorney General Sean Reyes are doing.

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Herbert's approval ratings remain high while Lee's are recovering. Mia Love talks campaign 2014. Equality Utah names a controversial figure as its new head.

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Sen. John Valentine says one of his biggest regrets as he leaves Utah's Capitol Hill is not requiring all restaurants to have a Zion Curtain, and he hopes lawmakers will remedy that in his absence. Most...
A federal judge ruled Utah's method for electing State School Board members is unconstitutional. Our "Political Insiders" are split on what the best method would be moving forward.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Rolly: GOP purposely waited to confirm Valentine for tax job

Op-ed: Utah must equalize school taxes, or courts will do it

Op-ed: Don’t let Common Core fears lead to mediocrity

Op-ed: Reid’s obstruction hurts Senate’s productive history

Editorial: Criminal investigation of Stericycle is a good idea

Editorial: Chaffetz deserves another term in D.C.

After flood closed I-15, Utah detour needs big repairs

Does air quality suffer as Utah moves more oil by rail?

Gay marriage case shows basic split in approach by Utah a.g. candidates

Vineyard: Utah’s small town with a big future

Save Our Canyons co-founder was more than an advocate

Rural Utah county hopes to trade wilderness for resort on Flaming Gorge

Deseret News

Janna Danelle: Redefining marriage hurts women, children

John Florez: Let local folks control a new education system

Monica Bellenger: Parents deserve full disclosure

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Utah's education funding needs a boost, not a crisis

Robert Bennett: Make climate conversations more than just hot air

Drew Clark: Either view of marriage debate should support Utah's high court case

Editorial: Religion in public life is not a zero-sum game

Editorial: Here's how the Obama administration is squelching the press

Former education secretary sees STEM solutions in Ogden elementary school

Coast-to-coast horseback ride against the BLM begins, headed to Utah

Carbon County, Wellington City declare state of emergency after floods

5 reasons Mitt Romney will probably run for president again

Utah gay marriage case first in line at Supreme Court

Other

Valentine's look back at 26 years in Utah's legislature (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Economy still major concern (Standard-Examiner)

Ex-Reagan official touts STEM effort in North Ogden (Standard-Examiner)

Ogden on list for best places to retire (Standard-Examiner)

Cache County Council looks for deficit fixes in department budgets (Logan Herald Journal)

County sounds gridlock alarm (Park Record)

Today At Utah Policy

Today At Utah Policy

Democrat Charles Stormont is making ethics reform a centerpiece of his campaign.
Democratic candidate for Attorney General Charles Stormont takes on the Utah Policy "Lightning Round" where he has just 60 seconds to answer as many stupid questions as possible.
The University of Utah is ending a decade-long building program, one of the most expansive in the university’s 164-year history.
Gov. Gary Herbert continues his run as one of the most popular governors in the nation, with more than 2/3 of Utahns approving of his job performance. However, Utahns aren't quite as sold on the...

Policy Buzz

The three rings of religious liberty are under assault to make way for new sexual rights. 
Utah is growing. In fact, by the year 2050, our population will nearly double in size. They’ll be your kids, your grandkids, your co-workers, and your friends. 

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Utahns like Gov. Herbert's Healthy Utah plan, but another flawed poll says they don't. Plus, the feds say no new national monument in Utah...for now.   Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the week in...
Gov. Gary Herbert says he should have a working agreement with the feds on his Medicaid expansion alternative within the next few weeks. A UtahPolicy.com poll shows Utahns oppose Becky Lockhart's...

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"President Obama is facing criticism over an incident . . . .where he was holding a cup of coffee in his hand, and then used that same hand to salute a Marine. Though with all that's going on in the world, I'm surprised he didn't salute with a bottle of Jack Daniels in one hand and a cigarette...

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