Local Headlines 2-15-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Chaffetz asks White House about sensitive info at Mar-a-Lago, says door is open to Flynn investigation

Bill allowing concealed weapons without a permit dies on tie vote

House seeks to stop city programs that discourage renting to ex-convicts

Audit recommends Salt Lake City’s Building Services improve customer service

House endorses declaring Spiral Jetty as ‘state work of art’

Utah bans ‘advocacy of homosexuality’ in the classroom. This bill would strike that law.

Legislators honor Utah Jazz for arena project, legacy trust

Will shielding conversations between Utah victims and campus advocates help combat sex assault?

Outdoor industry execs ramp up rhetoric, send ultimatum to Utah governor

Wording on abortion yanked from Utah telemedicine bill

Tuesday’s testimony focuses more on Shurtleff than the ex-Utah A.G. who’s on trial

Deseret News

Op-ed: Elevate student performance by changing high school graduation requirements

Boyd Matheson: Principle matters and endings matter

Richard Davis: Choice or life: Abortion arguments are outdated

Op-ed: Our elected officials are unwilling to do what it takes to fund public schools

Editorial: Message bills can be very attractive to legislators

Testimony in John Swallow trial continues to focus on Mark Shurtleff

Chaffetz asks Trump for information about Mar-a-Lago’s security protocols

Bill would criminalize harassment of livestock

Southern Utah residents speak against resolution to make Grand Staircase-Escalante smaller

Controversial abortion-drug restriction removed from telehealth bill

Committee OKs bill intended to help college victims of sexual, interpersonal violence

Bill raising minimum wage in Utah to $10.25 an hour held by committee

Newly filed bill would remove incapacitated elected officials

Restoring full sales tax on food ‘still a possibility,’ Senate president says


Bill allowing concealed weapons to be carried without a permit dies in committee (Daily Herald)

City Council imagines Park City’s future (Park Record)

Park City mayor: resorts are not the bad guys (Park Record)

School funding remains hot topic at Utah Legislature (Park Record)

Bill to end the use of gas chambers in animal shelters advances in the Utah Senate (Park Record)