Local Headlines 1-19-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Michelle Quist: Do you believe lobbyists play a ‘skintern’ game at the Utah capitol, or will you not believe me unless I give you names?

Op-ed: Hatch’s final act for Utah should be a repeal of the tax on medical devices

Editorial: Keep the government running

Utah tech leaders say their industry is booming — but it needs more women, more diversity and more people to move here to fill jobs

United Utah party backs $715 million-a-year school funding initiative, but state’s Democrats and GOP aren’t choosing sides

Port developer attacks Oakland coal ban and city’s claims that Utah shipments would endanger public health

Say goodbye to skyrocketing drug prices, shortages. Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare starts its own company to combat pharmaceutical exploitation.

Gehrke: Legislature still has a long way to go before it can take a bow for clearing Utah’s filthy air

What would a government shutdown mean? Here’s what stays open, what closes

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Slavery in Utah thrives on ignorance

Op-ed: Cutting the byzantine taxes on small businesses

Greg Bell: Washington still has a lot to learn from the state of Utah

Editorial: Utilize tax cuts to help employees prepare for retirement

Boyd Matheson named Deseret News Opinion Editor and Head of Strategic Reach

Bill calls for state oversight of drilling on federal land

Utah County Attorney Jeff Buhman won’t run for re-election

Summit draws 14k for celebration of Utah tech scene

Amazon says thanks, no thanks, to Utah’s HQ2 proposal

Rep. Rob Bishop introduces medical marijuana research bill


Utah County Attorney announces he will not run for re-election (Daily Herald)