Local Headlines 7-21-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: The obvious, and only, solution to our health care dilemma

Op-ed: Tongue-in-cheek ad shows just how unreasonable .05 law is

Amazon expansion includes West Valley site

Koch brother and Eccles family to give $20M for a University of Utah economics institute

Reform group hopes to create independent commission in wake of allegations of Utah gerrymandering

Senate Judiciary approves Huber as U.S. attorney for Utah

Leaders warn that the Point of Mountain is destined to become a congested mess without careful planning

County strikes deal with family for Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott’s resignation

Rolly: Mormon church, Alta Club swap land. Result: Historic South Temple will gain a parking structure

Utes pull out of Utah governor’s Native American Summit, citing frustration over unequal treatment

Utah’s Mike Lee splits from Sessions on police asset seizures, warns of civil rights violations

Deseret News

Editorial: Why the University of Utah’s new economics institute is a win for the state

U. to launch new ‘quantitative analysis’ institute using $20M from Eccles, Koch organizations

Dabakis: Time right to reconsider Medicaid expansion after ACA replacement sputters

Better Boundaries launches initiative to create independent redistricting commission

Without thoughtful planning, Point of the Mountain could be a grim scene in 2050

County, family reach resignation deal for Recorder Gary Ott


Point of the Mountain Development Commission releases scenario depicting congested area in 2050 (Daily Herald)

Fresh face in Utah politics, Tanner Ainge hopes to focus on national debt, economic growth (Daily Herald)

Pleasant Grove residents host Meet the Candidates night (Daily Herald)