Local Headlines 3-1-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: No more fooling around, eliminate the Zion Curtain

Utah lawmakers seek to purchase Bears Ears land, take over management from feds

Sweeping changes to juvenile justice system pass House, headed to Senate

New alternative offered to Utah’s ‘Zion Curtain’ liquor law: ‘Washington state wall’

Senate shrinks $60M manufacturing tax break to $1.8M, pushes for cleaner-burning fuels

Utah lawmaker abandons pledge to run bill only with state school board’s support

Tweaks to school grading and turnaround programs get early OK of Utah Senate

Bill to study, address homelessness among children advances

House OKs free-speech on campus bill

Utah House kills bill that would allow violating rape victim’s request for confidentiality

Earned income tax credit finally coming to Utah’s working poor?

Utah House votes to give local health departments more control over cigarette, vape shops

Senate panel OKs property tax freeze to fund schools

Voter registration privacy bill goes to full House

With trust in Trump, lawmakers pass kinder, gentler public lands resolution

House OKs permit-free carrying of concealed weapons

Latest from the John Swallow corruption trial: Prosecutors ask judge to dismiss another count, leaving only nine charges

Utahns in Congress laud Trump’s plan for ‘renewal of the American spirit’

Deseret News

Op-ed: Change alcohol barrier? Utah shouldn’t mess with success

Richard Davis: Is Utah government more ethical that the federal government?

Derek B. Miller: Fiscal prudence is the foundation of Utah’s economic success

Editorial: Pres. Trump missed an opportunity to address entitlement reform in his speech to Congress

Lawmakers say no to dedicated revenue for Antelope Island State Park

Economic concerns prompt slight decline in consumer index

Runoff election bill likely stalled by Utah GOP reversal on lawsuit

California-style motorcycle law could be coming to Utah

Bill to eliminate criminal penalties for truant students’ parents defeated on tie vote

GOP lawmakers looking at bonding for $1 billion to speed up transportation projects

Bountiful leaders formally vote to do away with city hall proposal

Prosecutors drop another Swallow charge; case likely goes to jury Wednesday

Herbert says he’s optimistic after meeting with President Trump

UHSAA bill will go before house education committee without association support despite weeks of meetings

Committee: Utah should acquire Bears Ears National Monument


Senate committee recommends bill outlining medical marijuana regulation (Daily Herald)

Bountiful leaders scrap controversial plans to move City Hall (Standard-Examiner)

Trump’s trade talk spurs questions, concern among Northern Utah export boosters (Standard-Examiner)