Local Headlines 3-7-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: There are too many bills in the Legislature

Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum could slow Utah’s growth, critics say

State school board retains some of its charter approval powers after Senate vote

Parents, Salt Lake school district argue over cutting kindergarten-level Dual Language Immersion class

Protest signs show up on Utah Capitol trash cans ahead of Senate vote on controversial Down syndrome abortion ban bill

Utah legislators approve abortion bill requiring women to complete an ‘information module’ that discourages the procedure

Gehrke: Utah lawmakers fund pet projects — think air shows and golf tournaments — while shunning some worthwhile efforts to help people

Despite a sharp split with Utah leaders’ stand on Bears Ears and public lands, the Green Party is coming to Salt Lake City for its national convention

Governor throws support behind school-funding compromise with Our Schools Now campaign while lawmakers debate the possible deal

Tesla dealership bill speeds 71-0 through Utah House

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert may be roadblock for proposal to name national parks highway for President Donald Trump

Bills to legalize marijuana and set up state-run dispensary for terminally ill patients easily pass Utah Senate

Utah House OKs bill that would delay implementation of successful voter initiatives in time for lawmakers to change them

Utah tribal leaders say Indian Affairs doesn’t belong under ‘heritage and arts,’ should become new department with a place on governor’s cabinet

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: A liberal Utah lawmaker pushes real education reform

Editorial: Breaking the chain that leads to harder drugs

Student who left explosives had posted ISIS propaganda, police say

Reyes calls for more restitution for child porn victims

Utah House approves $36 million for school enrollment growth

Utah Gov. Herbert backs deal between Our Schools Now, lawmakers

Utah political leaders join chorus of naysayers on Trump tariff terms

Senate passes bill restricting noncompete contracts in Utah broadcast media

UTA’s $50 million price tag for name change doesn’t stop bill from passing

Change of Plans? Road Home’s 2019 closure date ‘unreasonable,’ Salt Lake City councilwoman says

Gov. Gary Herbert says it’s premature to name southern Utah highway after Trump

Bill to delay initiatives fails, then advances in late-night Utah House vote

Utah Senate OKs bills giving terminally ill access to medicinal cannabis

Inspired by Florida victims, Utah lawmakers to encourage acts of kindness

Other

Utah Rep. Justin Fawson to step down, move to North Carolina (Standard-Examiner)

Utah lawmakers target Park City’s bag ban (Park Record)