Local Headlines 4-18-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: With four initiatives on the ballot, Utahns will finally get a voice

Utahns are big spenders on outdoor recreation — to the tune of $7 billion yearly, group says

Utah’s ozone pollution is getting worse despite progress on other fronts, American Lung Association says

Utah ranks among U.S. states with highest rates of lung cancer caused by air pollution, report says

How San Juan County turned closing a corral gate into felony charges

Gehrke: Utah ballot initiatives require millions in spending, often from outside the state, so are they really democratic?

Rolly: Why won’t the Legislature even study the gender pay gap?

Mike Lee, Mia Love among those in Congress arguing Trump needs congressional authority to strike Syria

Staff shortages at the Salt Lake County jail are bad and could get worse

Deseret News

Op-ed: Tax Day is a good time to reflect on tax reform to come

Op-ed: Utah is at the top of the economic ladder

New report details Utahns’ spending on outdoor recreation

New Utah law allows 17-year-olds to vote in primary election

Facing staff shortages, Oxbow jail isn’t on track to fully open this summer

A ‘strong matriarch’: Utah leaders remember Barbara Bush

Utah lawyers laud Supreme Court ruling that curbs removal of immigrants convicted of certain crimes

Salt Lake County Council eyeing sales tax option to bring Prop 1 tax hike back from the dead


Hatch: Tax Day 2018 – Out with the old, in with the new (Daily Herald)

2018 Weber County GOP convention recap: rule changes sow confusion (Standard-Examiner)

Emails to legislators highlight anger over effort to overturn Park City bag ban (Park Record)