Lawmakers are haggling over final budget decisions heading into the last few days of the 2012 Legislative session [Utah Policy, Tribune, Deseret News].
Legislative staff work long hours to make sure everything runs smoothly as the session chugs to an end [Deseret News].
Special interest groups provide lawmakers with plenty of free meals and other perks, but don't have to report them because of a legal loophole [Tribune].
Many Utah officials spoiling for a fight with the feds over public land control [Tribune].
Not surprisingly, most Utahns say Mitt Romney is the only candidate who has a chance of beating Barack Obama in November [Deseret News].
A majority of Utahns also say that Romney's LDS faith isn't hurting him as much as it did in 2008 [Deseret News].
It could cost billions to upgrade buildings on Utah's college campuses [Tribune].
Very few students opt out of sex ed in the state's largest school districts [Tribune].
As many as nine state liquor stores are in danger of closing because of budget problems, but Gov. Gary Herbert says he won't allow that to happen [Tribune].
Sens. John Valentine and Curtis Bramble are able to negotiate a deal to keep the Intermountain Power Project plant near Delta open [Daily Herald].