Local Headlines 9-16-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Governor earns teachers’ respect. Lawmakers flee from it.

VentureCapital.org to run county’s loan fund

Court allows transit project to proceed while lawsuit seeks a vote to stop it

Hatch, Lee seeking Utah exemption from monument-creating Antiquities Act

Herbert reverses course, will debate Weinholtz on day of huge fundraiser

State school board candidates spar over student guidance, self-determination at Provo debate

School grades down statewide after lawmakers raise the bar

‘You might think I am talking about Syria,’ Salt Lake Chamber member says of district in Utah’s capital

Deseret News

Op-ed: Adding national monument status to Bears Ears would likely restrict access

Editorial: Federal budget, Zika research dilemmas solvable

Utah school grades down overall, amid criticism from educators

Is the GOP losing Mormons?

Hatch, Lee push ‘parity act’ to exempt Utah from monument creation

Rep. Stewart says report debunks Edward Snowden’s whistleblower claim

Campaign money, illegal signs at issue in battle over S.L. County seat

GOP Gov. Gary Herbert agrees to debate Democratic challenger Mike Weinholtz on Friday

Other

Brigham City to hold public hearing on $26 million bond issue (Standard-Examiner)

Utah 2016 school grades: How did Northern Utah schools do? (Standard-Examiner)

Evan McMullin asking Utah to make a stand (Spectrum)