Local Headlines 4-19-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: At least Mike Lee remembers the Constitution

Tourists spent $3.7 billion in Salt Lake County in 2016, supporting 54,000 jobs

From aerospace to hog farms, study finds trade war with China would cost Utah businesses $60 million in exports

Utah’s San Juan County files its own claim against U.S. government over access to Recapture Canyon

‘Inappropriate’ Utah Jazz ticket purchase for Plymouth officials has ‘tax consequences’ for town’s few residents

Two U.S. Senate candidates from Utah have failed to file personal finance reports as required by federal law

Utah Legislature overrides vetoes in balance-of-powers battle with Gov. Gary Herbert

UTA says new law requires it to fire President and CEO Jerry Benson

Salt Lake City might add fewer police than planned and put more money toward better transit

Deseret News

Op-ed: Will Utahns show up at the ballot box for 2018’s big issues?

Op-ed: Utah teachers deserve something better

Jay Evensen: America’s ‘social capital’ divide

Editorial: Salt Lake City is wise to pause a tax increase in favor of nailing down the details

Utah governor orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Barbara Bush

New report dings Utah for its ozone levels

Audit says Box Elder town lacks fiscal policies, fails to post public notices

Utah GOP asks for full appellate court review of SB54 ruling

Salt Lake County hub of Utah’s tourist economy, report says

Utah lawmakers override Herbert’s vetoes of bills expanding legislative power

1 in 3 Salt Lake County homes at greater risk of crumbling in earthquake


Weber Co. leaders unveil long-awaited plan, aiming to energize the economy (Standard-Examiner)