Local Headlines 11-15-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Tax reform should invest in our future, our kids

State trust land managers will auction 1,550 coveted acres in southern Utah Wednesday

After 2 months without rain in southern Utah, emergency declared as farmers expect poor harvests next year

Utah gave at least $1 million in renewable energy tax credits to people who may not have qualified for them

Severe violations at Utah child care centers, assisted living facilities and Baby Watch program are not being dealt with, auditor says

Grand Staircase-Escalante monument will be pruned by half, Hatch official says

Trump’s team may move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Salt Lake City

In final count, Donia Jessop prevails as Hildale’s first woman and non-FLDS mayor

Council caught ‘flatfooted’ by McAdams’ plan to sue drug companies over the opioid crisis

New Salt Lake City housing plan envisions 864 affordable units

Deseret News

Orrin Hatch: Why the appointment of federal judges is so important

Sean Reyes: The disputed special election letter and the ethical path forward

Editorial: The sports arena tax exemption hurts communities

Utah U.S. attorney named to Department of Justice advisory panel

Sen. Hatch staffer offers predictions on Utah monument reductions

Salt Lake wants 27 more officers, but some council members want more

Council caught off guard by county plan to sue drug companies

Auditors find room for improvement in energy incentive efforts

Romney Senate bid in ‘holding pattern’ until Hatch decides whether he’s retiring

Audit notes turnover, workload hindering State School Board

Audit: Kids at risk while child care providers appeal violations


Utah County joins movement to pursue legal action against opioid distributors (Daily Herald)