Local Headlines 7-12-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Speaker Hughes can’t solve the crisis of homelessness by himself

Utah cities criticized for padding their budgets with user fees instead of raising taxes

Sen. Orrin Hatch calls Donald Trump Jr.’s email story ‘overblown’

Business group calls for ‘immediate’ action for area near SLC shelter — but most proposals are already underway

Utah Sen. Mike Lee calls for canceling August recess, and gets a partial victory

Utah Sen. Mike Lee delivers ultimatum on health care that could be key

Union sues to block online access to past Utah teacher discipline cases

Millcreek leaders move to set salaries for mayor, council members

Salt Lake County Council members want the state auditor to look into Mountain Accord following judge’s ruling

In Salt Lake and Utah counties, varying receptions for Our Schools Now initiative’s $700M tax increase

No drama in Danny Walz’s approval as new SLC RDA leader

A ‘platform Republican,’ a ‘principled conservative’ and a Utah mayor walk into a debate …

Deseret News

Ralph Hancock: Trump’s speech in Poland hit the right balance between tradition and innovation

Editorial: Pursue family-friendly policies that don’t overly burden business

S.L. County Council members call for audit of Mountain Accord

Cheers, jabs for ballot initiative to boost school budgets

Lee spurs Senate to work on health care bill through August recess

Downtown Alliance calls for 10 ‘immediate steps’ to regain control of Rio Grande

Few differences emerge among Republicans in first debate in race of Chaffetz’s seat

IOC deal may be good news for another Salt Lake Olympics


Third Congressional District candidates debate for first time as GOP primary draws near (Daily Herald)

Op-ed: The mystery of Ogden’s vanishing college graduates (Standard-Examiner)

Locals give input on group’s tax proposal to raise $700 million for schools (Logan Herald Journal)

Mayoral candidates vie for primary vote (Park Record)