Local Headlines 3-27-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: The Legislature was right to allow recorded conversations

4 percent tuition hikes expected for University of Utah, Utah State

Oil and gas company is shirking its royalty obligations to Utah’s school fund, state regulators claim

Gehrke: A secret recording launched a sex-assault scandal. The LDS Church received it the same month it tried to ban secret recordings in Utah.

Utah’s jail standards show importance of day-to-day policies as lawsuits target largest jails for deadly breakdowns in inmate medical care

Floating trash on the Jordan River threatens entire species of waterfowl, but a new project aims to fix that

Ambassador Huntsman says it’s time for Russia to be a ‘more responsible partner’

Utah’s Rep. Stewart offers solutions to stop Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections

Rep. Mia Love again says she’s open to action on guns

Deseret News

Editorial: Spending bill is fiscally irresponsible

1.5 percent base tuition increase proposed for state colleges, universities

Jordan River trash boom targets floating garbage, protects Great Salt Lake wetlands

Too early to judge Trump on national security, foreign relations, congressmen say

Other

Utah County moves away from vote-by-mail — contrary to some city officials’ wishes (Daily Herald)

At Q&A in Provo, Mitt Romney says he’s more conservative than Trump on immigration (Daily Herald)