Local Headlines 2-20-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Bishop Solis: Dreamers bring diversity and hope to our nation

Op-ed: Utah should delay enforcement of lower BAC limits

Editorial: The Utah Legislature should re-evaluate its principles

Utah lawmakers, water experts put the brakes on proposals some fear would destabilize Utah’s water supply

As elderly homeless numbers grow, lawmakers want to know if living center bills, discharges are driving the problem

Looking for a place to smoke? Try the Utah State Capitol, where tobacco bills have floundered this session.

A bill to spread halfway houses throughout Utah — at a cost of $27 million — is on its way to the Senate floor

Mitt Romney: On school shootings, immigration and when he’ll challenge Trump. A Q&A with Utah’s new Senate candidate.

Rep. Mike Noel says he’ll seek a presidential pardon to clear the criminal record of San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman

Want to find out who are Utah’s biggest corporate donors to politicians? Lawmakers quietly changed the law in 2015 to make that more difficult.

First he called them ‘character assassins,’ now Orrin Hatch is apologizing to the ex-wives of a White House aide accused of domestic violence

Utahns like the sound of voting to change the way voter boundaries are drawn — if they’ve formed any opinion on the topic

Cities say big-donor billboard firms push sneaky bill to allow bigger, lighted displays without local OK

Deseret News

Frank R. Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Attacks on Romney and sugar — which is worse?

Greg Bell: Is Utah still a low-wage state?

Op-ed: Utah legislative efforts might erase the gains from tax reform

Op-ed: Education to address the alarming rate of opioid deaths in Utah

Editorial: New infrastructure plan might benefit Utah, but it also will lead to huge deficits

Romney calls for states, not feds, to find solutions to school violence

Utah House passes bill commemorating the 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act

Lawmaker mulls bill to address Utah ballot initiative ‘concerns’

Salt Lake County GOP chairman resigns unexpectedly

Utah lawmaker brings back bill to end auto registration requirements

Utah House passes bill to import cost-saving pharmaceutical drugs from Canada

Utah House speaker: ‘I’m not going to take my foot off the gas’

Committee recommends bill legalizing sale of hemp products for qualifying licensees

Trump endorses Romney’s Senate run

National group’s ad calls gun exceptions in .05 percent DUI legislation hypocritical


Editorial: Romney’s run for U.S. Senate will either elevate or eliminate the playing field (Daily Herald)

After Senate announcement, Romney campaigns in Orem, Lehi on Friday (Daily Herald)

At Republican fundraiser, Romney encourages local action to prevent school shootings (Daily Herald)

By the time it’s built out, BDO employee population will grow by 70 percent (Standard-Examiner)

2019 defense budget calls for F-35 uptick; Hill expects more work (Standard-Examiner)

Some Cache residents concerned about Utah homemade food bill (Logan Herald Journal)

Film industry leaders meet at Utah State Capitol to show support for tax incentive (Park Record)