Get your popcorn! Orrin Hatch agrees to two debates with Democrat Scott Howell [Tribune].
Lawmakers push forward on their effort to wrest control of public lands in Utah away from the federal government [Deseret News, KUTV].
The Utah Senate approves Sal Petilos as the head of the DABC, but delays action on two other nominees to the agency’s board [Tribune, Deseret News].
Lawmakers will consider a plan to raise the speed limit on some Utah highways to 80 mph [Tribune, Deseret News].
Ben McAdams unveils his plan to streamline operations in Salt Lake County if he’s elected Mayor [Tribune].
The Legislature considers stepping in to stop the financial losses cities are facing with the struggling UTOPIA project [Tribune, KUTV].
A Legislative committee puts the Lake Powell pipeline on hold because there’s not enough information about whether private enterprise could fund the project [Tribune].
Rep. Patrice Arent plans to once again try to ban smoking in cars containing children [Tribune, Deseret News].
Rep. Paul Ray is resurrecting his bill to allow the open carry of firearms, but he plans a few changes to improve the chances of it passing muster on the Hill [Deseret News].
Sen. Aaron Osmond floats the idea of state funded preschool [Tribune].