Local Headlines 12-18-13

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Sen. Lee is on the right side of NSA dispute

Utah senator tweeted that UTA bus sideswiped him

Rolly: GOP leader boycotts theaters over Count My Vote

Hatch and Lee split on budget deal vote

Utah’s Rep. Jim Matheson says he won’t run again in ’14

Council prepped for ‘food production’ dispute

Salt Lake County mayor serves meals at senior center

Utah’s high school graduation rate on the rise

Obamacare forces Congress to pay more for insurance

Deseret News

Editorial: Matheson will be missed

Richard Davis: Utah vacancies should be settled by special elections, not appointment

Rep. Jim Matheson says he won’t run for re-election in 2014

Economy strong but face of Utah changing, lawmakers told

New regulation could put many nail salons out of business, lawmaker says

Utah’s graduation rate jumps 3 percent with gains among minority groups

Rep. Jim Matheson says he won’t run for re-election in 2014


County commission approves 2014 budget (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Budget extremists not credible (Standard-Examiner)

Ogden legislator says federal upheaval threatens local economy (Standard-Examiner)

Layton officials push 2014 state legislative agenda (Standard-Examiner)

Weber County Commissioners split opinions about Count My Vote (Standard-Examiner)

High school graduation rates rise across state (Logan Herald Journal)