Local Headlines 11-17-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Boosting tax burden on graduate students won’t help the economy

Utah’s high school sports association drops its lawsuit against the state and state school board

In the past 10 days, twice as many Utahns signed up for solar panels every day than usually do in a month

Hatch, Lee join GOP in rubber-stamping Trump’s judicial nominees, even one who has never tried a case

Utah’s House members praise passage of GOP tax bill

Utah’s Sen. Hatch backs ‘common-sense solution’ to improve gun background check records after Texas rampage

After millions spent on homelessness, Utah lawmakers have a question: ‘Did we get what we paid for?’

Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes marshals Utah counties to sue Big Pharma

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Here’s something to mull for Thanksgiving — life in U.S. is far better than in the past

Op-ed: Addressing false assumptions about the death penalty

Greg Bell: Seema Verma, Operation Rio Grande and the Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Op-ed: Don’t crack down on opioids while hurting the chronic pain sufferer

Editorial: Societal pillars of economics and culture are inextricably linked to the family

Rep. Mia Love calls Sen. Al Franken’s alleged sexual misconduct ‘sickening’

All four of Utah’s U.S. House members vote for GOP tax plan

First up on lawmakers’ 2018 plate? Passage of revised education code

House Speaker Greg Hughes calling on all Utah counties to sue over opioid epidemic


Editorial: John Curtis is officially a congressman, now what? (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Fireworks bill improves Utah safety and air quality, but we can still do better (Standard-Examiner)