A House committee advances a bill that would allow schools to drop sex education [Tribune, Daily Herald].
Utah will get $171 million as part of the $25 billion national mortgage settlement [Daily Herald, Tribune, Fox 13, Deseret News, ABC 4].
Sen. Aaron Osmond unveils a bill that would tie teacher employment and pay to performance [Tribune].
Gov. Gary Herbert says, if lawmakers won't create a GRAMA Ombudsman position to handle state records requests, he's prepared to do so through executive order [Deseret News].
Rep. Patrice Arent wants DABC stores to be open on certain holidays [ABC 4].
A bill to prohibit cities from enacting anti-idling ordinances moves forward [Tribune].
A group says Utah could earn much more from oil and gas drilling if they raise taxes on those activities [Tribune].
Lawmakers use up about 5 hours of floor time during the session recognizing visiting groups [Utah Policy].
Opponents say Utah should reverse its decision to grant water rights for a proposed nuclear power plant near Green River [Tribune].
A video featuring a comedian in blackface asking BYU students about black culture is sparking allegations of racial insensitivity [Tribune].