The Outdoor Retailer Shows will stay in Salt Lake City through 2016 [Tribune, Deseret News, KSL].
As I predicted, Vernal Rep. John Mathis is backing a measure to allow anyone who is legally able to carry a weapon without a concealed carry permit [Tribune].
Rep. Brian Greene is pushing legislation making it a third-degree felony for a federal official to enforce federal gun laws within Utah’s borders [Daily Herald].
Rep. Paul Ray is again behind a bill that says openly carrying a firearm in public would no longer be grounds for disorderly conduct [KSL].
Rep. Kraig Powell wants to reduce the impact climate change has on Utah by taking proactive measures to lessen the impact of wildfires within the state [Tribune].
Rep. Jim Matheson unveils his measure to restrict the sale of violent video games to minors [Tribune].
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker gives his “state of the city” address [Tribune, Deseret News].
A new study says a public/private partnership for funding a proposed convention hotel in Salt Lake City [Tribune].
Environmental groups file suit over a BLM decision to allow drilling on land surrounding Desolation Canyon [Tribune].
Murray Mayor Dan Snarr delivers his final “state of the city” address [Tribune].