Local Headlines 2-13-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Herbert: Utah loves its public lands, and I will partner more closely with outdoor industry

Op-ed: School grading system is a failure of the state, not schools

Paul Rolly: Lawmakers just can’t make things up

Op-ed: Hatch’s technical ignorance is not helping Utah

Editorial: Utah takes small steps to unleash marijuana, rein in opioids

Editorial: To get along in these challenging political times, let’s get something done

Gov. Herbert says Utah may have special role to calm refugee debates

Bill to extend early voting advances

Parking help for wheelchair users advances

Utah lawmakers seek power for states to veto federal rules

Bishop touts legislative process during Legislature visit

Under plan, Utah couples would choose between $20 or premarital counseling

House votes to outlaw panhandling at freeway exits, high-speed roads

Huntsman in line for top State Department job or ambassadorship, source says

Utah lawmakers advance plan for toughest DUI law in nation

Domestic violence gun bill sails through panel

Ex-aide: I warned Shurtleff, Swallow about ‘unethical,’ ‘foolish’ behavior

Bill would require auction, not destruction of seized guns

Bill would require doctors to tell women about abortion-reversal options

Gehrke: Town hall anger didn’t singe Chaffetz, needs direction before it burns down the house

FAA apparently gives SLC mulligan on Wingpointe

Lawmakers again seek to make state park at Little Sahara

Utah lawmaker-lawyers have dual role: writing laws, fighting laws

More companies pull out of Outdoor Retailer show over Utah policies

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Battle for the ages: Romney vs. Huntsman?

Ralph Hancock: For a constitutional populism

Op-ed: Donald Trump and some supreme decisions

Hal Boyd: Is Donald Trump making America moral again?

Editorial: A call for a comprehensive immigration plan

Editorial: Rep. Chaffetz town hall and the need for civility

Co-worker: I warned Swallow, Shurtleff their actions would ‘bring down house of cards’

Chaffetz reaches out to State School Board over bill to ‘terminate’ Department of Education

Supporters tout resolution calling for constitutional convention of states

State School Board adopts new teacher license fees but tells staff to hold off imposing increases

Nearly 30% of Utah school districts, charters lack bullying policies

Rep. Bishop visits Legislature, talks town hall meetings

Advocate for blind praises plans for task force on self-driving cars

Bill seeking to drop legal alcohol limit to .05 clears first hurdle

Bill would require doctors to tell women abortion can be halted

‘We’re not going away’: Polygamous groups march to Capitol to protest bill

Chaffetz says town hall crowd tried ‘bullying and intimidation’

Utah Democrats hit Chaffetz for dismissing town hall crowd as paid protesters

About Utah: One economic sanction deserves another

Lawmakers hear plans for busy summer at new Fairpark stadium

Bill advances seeking to keep guns from domestic violence perpetrators


Editorial: Chaffetz town hall was no meeting of the minds (Daily Herald)

Beaver County Commissioners sign domestic violence resolution, encourage others to follow suit (Daily Herald)

F-35 costs, combat readiness debated (Standard-Examiner)

Bountiful mayor expects tough re-election bid due to City Hall controversy (Standard-Examiner)

Rep. Potter reflects on start to first term in Legislature (Logan Herald Journal)

Cache legislators discuss civil liberties, funding priorities at constituent meeting (Logan Herald Journal)

District 53 lawmaker is learning the ropes (Park Record)

Future of Outdoor Retailer murky as lawmakers seek to rescind Bears Ears (Park Record)