Local Headlines 1-31-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Utahns should be able to buy cheaper drugs from Canada

Utahns reject idea of going back to system of picking candidates only through political party conventions

Utah’s ‘Zion Curtain’ liquor law solution creates new headaches for restaurants and bars

I-15 express lane tolls likely to double soon, but quadruple charges may not be far behind

Utah state government now sees up to 900 million cyberattacks daily

Trump calls for national unity and immigration restrictions in his State of the Union address

Inspired by Gary Ott saga, bill advances to allow removing office holders with mental problems

Tribal leaders slam Utah Rep. Curtis’ bill to redraw of Bears Ears, say management plan is tribal ‘in name only’

Utah Rep. Chris Stewart tells MSNBC host that they ‘see the world differently’ because ‘men are from Mars and women are from Venus’

House moves forward with bill that would scatter halfway houses across Utah, despite opposition from Corrections leaders

Gather signatures or go through a party convention? New Utah bill would force potential candidates to choose their path to election.

Utahns in Congress laud Trump’s State of the Union speech while Democrats at home denounce it

Deseret News

Jared Whitley: Sending the medical device tax to the morgue

House passes bill offering IUDs to low-income women

Resolution urges BLM, Forest Service relocation to Utah

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne touts benefits of medicinal cannabis

House committee advances bill letting political parties limit candidate nomination options

Committee OKs bill targeting 15-year-olds who kill officers

College student counsel bill fails in committee vote

Panel OKs plan for smaller community corrections centers along Wasatch Front

Utah cannabis bills not worthy of support, advocacy group says

Land deal for inland port in Salt Lake in process

Trump’s address draws support from Utah delegates

Utah consumers feeling good about ‘fit’ economy, survey finds

Utah Senate passes bill to remove mentally unfit elected officials


Massive bill would shake up UTA, UDOT to make more well-balanced system (Standard-Examiner)

Rep. Logan Wilde briefly hospitalized (Park Record)