POLL: A slight majority of Utahns agree with President Trump when he claimed “both sides” were to blame for the violence at a neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia this summer [Utah Policy].
National Democrats add Rep. Mia Love‘s seat to the list of their targeted seats in next year’s election [Utah Policy].
Our “Political Insiders” are divided along party lines whether there should be a law requiring social media companies to remove “fake news” posts [Utah Policy].
Sen. Mike Lee pulls his support for Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for Senate in Alabama, after a report that he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl [Tribune].
Gov. Gary Herbert is rapidly changing Utah’s judiciary because he’s been able to fill a high number of vacancies on the bench [Fox 13].
Backers of the ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana say they hope to have all of the signatures they need to get on the ballot by January. Lawmakers could see the first results of state-mandated research into the efficacy of medical marijuana during the 2018 session [Deseret News].
Voters approved hundreds of millions of dollars in public school bonds on election day this year. Backers of the Our Schools Now ballot initiative say that gives them hope voters will approve another tax hike next year to boost school funding [Tribune].
Provo is moving to fill the vacancy left by Mayor John Curtis as he leaves to take a seat in Congress [Tribune].
Pleasant Grove Mayor Mike Daniels is accused of violating state law after he penned an op-ed in the city’s newsletter urging residents to vote against a proposition that appeared on November’s ballot [KSL].
The state says their Express Pass website is back online after they fixed a security flaw that potentially exposed the personal information of thousands of Utahns [Deseret News, Tribune].
A group of Republican members of Congress wants President Trump to either shrink or completely eliminate the 27 national monuments under review by the Interior Department, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante [Tribune].
LaVarr Webb says Congress should take a hard look at eliminating the tax exemption given to credit unions [Utah Policy].
Conservative Thomas Dyches explains why he has soured on the death penalty [Utah Policy].