Local Headlines 1-12-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake County mayor calls for big changes to city’s plan for homeless shelters

Poor Utahns face big shortage of affordable housing

Obama administration will not rule on Utah’s scaled-back Medicaid expansion plan

Residents pack meeting, say only ‘solution’ for proposed Sugar House homeless shelter is to put it somewhere else

After School Satan Club launches at Vista Elementary School in Taylorsville

County mayor says Biskupski’s plan to swiftly close Road Home shelter will have ‘disastrous impact’ on homeless

Utah environmentalists file suit against Discovery Channel’s Diesel Brothers

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: The risks of legislating through executive orders

A. Scott Anderson: Is your building part of the pollution problem? Time to find out

Howard Stephenson: Personalized education: Provo School District is leading the way

Editorial: Lowering the DUI threshold aligns Utah with international standards

Shelter disagreements create tension between city, county leaders

Utah’s Medicaid expansion decision falls to Trump administration

Agriculture is bumper crop for Utah’s economy

Utah House, Senate GOP looking at education funding options

Bishop praises F-35, but calls Trump’s fresh criticism of program’s costs ‘appropriate’

Other

Utah County residents direct Utah Democratic Party to be more inclusive and improve messaging (Daily Herald)

Op-ed: There are internships. Then there are Utah legislative internships (Standard-Examiner)

After Trump knocks F-35 again, Air Force warns it will resist cuts to program (Standard-Examiner)