Local Headlines 2-9-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: McAdams is right. Without state funding, Justice Reinvestment Initiative is a failure

‘It’s time,’ Utah lawmaker says, to spend $2.4 million to test all sexual assault kits

Utah House wants Volkwagen settlement to help replace dirty diesel school buses

Utah Senate approves call to shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

House panel passes over ‘tampon tax exemption’ without an up or down vote

Lawmaker wants Utah to invest in gold, silver

Election headaches lead Utah lawmakers to consider measures for relief

Chaffetz meets with Utah Muslims to address Trump’s ban

Ex-Utah A.G. Swallow opens criminal trial with attack on ‘inventigation’

Deseret News

William C. Duncan: People are not pets: Utah should reject assisted suicide

Dan Liljenquist: The Swallow trial and the integrity of our public institutions

A. Scott Anderson: Giving back: A lesson taught by the Miller family

Op-ed: SLC taking of property value is unconstitutional

Editorial: John Swallow trial to provide answers, bring closure

Lawmakers debate using VW settlement funds to replace old school buses

Utah’s GOP reformers remain hopeful but wary, as tough-on-crime Trump administration takes shape

Parents would play greater role in addressing bullying under bill approved by committee

Lawmakers debate bill to extend electric vehicle tax credits, then phase them out

State audit of U. athletics cost taxpayers $203,000

Bill requiring state-run presidential primaries advances in House

House committee OKs bill requiring paid postage for by-mail ballots

House committee supports bill to create statewide suicide crisis line

Final legislative approval given to resolution calling for smaller Grand Staircase-Escalante monument

Bill to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax stalls

Attorney says Swallow is victim of ‘political frenzy’ as trial begins

Left behind: A mother and daughter become U.S. citizens, while another daughter faces uncertainty

Chaffetz meets with Utah Muslim leaders worried over impact of travel ban, says he supports order

Other

Discontent, disconnect on display at Ogden town hall with Gov. Herbert (Standard-Examiner)