Local Headlines 1-23-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Try these tax changes instead of raising income tax

Op-ed: Utah’s economic vitality will continue with the right blueprint

Holly Richardson: No one is indispensable, and it’s time to call Hatch home

Op-ed: More than money, Utah schools need disruptive innovation

Editorial: Blame elected leaders for scandals at Unified Fire, Cities and Towns

Contraband cigarettes among Utah smokers’ favorite brands

Without more jail beds or treatment slots, Salt Lake City police can do little with law breakers around the homeless shelter

Mormon Tabernacle Choir gives seventh inauguration performance

Utah couple hopeful America’s new president will achieve greatness

Environmental group sues Utah over pollution records

Mormon leader among those who pray for President Trump at National Cathedral

Reid: No group is harder on me than fellow Mormons

Poll: Amid shelter site outcry, most Salt Lakers back Mayor Biskupski, homeless plan

Education funding tops legislators’ agenda during the coming session

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: They’re baaaack …! Lawmakers reappear tomorrow

Op-ed: Sen. Hatch can still do tremendous good for Utah

Op-ed: Creating better outcomes for Utah’s families in the cycle of poverty

Op-ed: Conservation of critical land and protection of private property are vital

Editorial: A hopeful model of rehabilitation could reduce homelessness

Editorial: Important issues for the new administration

As ‘designated survivor,’ Hatch was far from Trump inauguration

‘Brother’ Harry Reid talks about helping LDS Church, controversy, retirement, Trump

2017 Legislature preview: Utah lawmakers to delve into health topics, including dicey medical marijuana

2017 Legislature preview: Tax increases to fund schools on the table

2017 Legislature preview: New U. med school, funds for growth top higher education needs, officials say

Lawmaker resurrects push for ‘constitutional carry’ bill

2017 Legislature preview: Funding growth, retaining teachers among challenges facing lawmakers


UVU arena named after Becky Lockhart, first female speaker of the Utah House of Representatives (Daily Herald)

Utahns share their view from Trump inauguration (Daily Herald)

Utah’s Orrin Hatch misses inauguration as ‘designated survivor’ (Daily Herald)

The price of knowledge: Utah continues to wrestle with thorny school-funding issues (Logan Herald Journal)