Local Headlines 3-9-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Noel’s bill to honor Trump was a loser from the start

Medicaid expansion in Utah up for debate on the Legislature’s final day, even as feds signal they might not approve all the state wants

Utah enacts widespread election law changes, including Election-Day registration

Utah Legislature final-day recap: So many proposed laws, not enough time

Some Salt Lake City leaders are worried it would be ‘unreasonable’ to close the downtown homeless shelter as planned

A new power broker emerged on Utah’s Capitol Hill in 2018: voters armed with popular ballot initiatives

Rolly: Elite Utah prosecutor once again loses out on a prestigious post through no fault of his own

Deseret News

A. Scott Anderson: It’s time to unlock the value of public assets

Jay Evensen: ‘Conservative’ Utah lawmakers love playing Big Brother

Editorial: A move to dissolve the Utah State School Board deserves more deliberation

Utah senators slam Trump’s import tariffs

Utah farmers seek legal status to defend Grand Staircase monument reductions

Medicaid expansion for 70,000 Utahns passes after tense debate

Lawmakers, Our Schools Now finalize compromise deal

Lawmakers take a swipe at land, water and air quality issues

Utah Legislature passes bill to pay for police, fire needs of new homeless resource centers

Several bills targeted better mental health treatment in 2018 session

Record $ ‘injected’ into public education; move to eliminate elected state school board fails

Lawmakers pass resolution urging Utah AG to sue opioid manufacturers directly

Bill seeking to delay ballot initiatives dies in Senate

Utah lawmakers wrap up legislative session with tax relief, big boost for education

Gov. Herbert: ‘Push the pause button’ on UTA name change

Senate passes bill seeking to put Medicaid funds toward mental health crisis response teams

Governor to sign controversial Utah inland port bill despite city outcry


Bill would allow cameras, other tech to catch Express Lane carpool cheaters (Standard-Examiner)