Local Headlines 10-26-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Even with Salt Lake City’s investment, it’ll take more coordinated planning to create enough affordable housing

Two-thirds of Utahns support ballot initiative to expand Medicaid, poll says

Slim majority of Utah voters likes tough new DUI law, with very active Mormons driving support

Count My Vote revises hearing schedule on primary election initiative

‘Its days are numbered’: Conservative group seeks to end death penalty in states, including Utah

Utah transit board member questions plan to borrow $88.5M when the agency is $2B in debt

Feds narrow criminal case against ex-UTA board member Diehl — again

Deseret News

Natalie Gochnour: Dispatches from Jordan to Israel, part 2: Lowest point on earth, closest point to heaven

A. Scott Anderson: Time to act on housing affordability

Op-ed: Tax reform should end favoritism

Jay Evensen: How do we know when a politician has lost it?

Utah members of Congress walk line between Trump and Flake, Corker

States urge revamp on sage grouse management

Jon Huntsman Sr., Mitt Romney among those helping to raise money for Rep. Mia Love

Feds drop another criminal charge against former UTA board member

UTA trustees adopt tentative budget that includes $88.5 million in bonding

Count My Vote set to hold public hearings this week


Hotel under construction could catalyze downtown development (Logan Herald Journal)

Local legislator hosts discussion on addiction, local opportunities for recovery (Logan Herald Journal)