Local Headlines 10-29-18

Deseret News

Pignanelli and Webb: Terrifying time of year — Halloween & elections

Greg Bell: Utah’s economy needs an educated workforce

Bureau of Land Management pulls 1 million acres for oil/gas leasing

After visit to mosque, Mitt Romney says he supports Trump’s travel ban, opposes restrictions based on religion

Question 1 asks Utahns if they are willing to pay more at the pump to help fund education, local roads

Balance of power: Salt Lake County Council has five seats up for election

Utah has ‘heck of a lot’ to share at next year’s United Nations conference in Salt Lake City

Proposition 4 backers say independent redistricting commission helps voters pick their politicians

Nearly 90,000 Salt Lake County residents could see a new property tax charge next year

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Civil forfeiture is worse than its proponents proclaim

To fight high drug prices, Utah will pay for public employees to go fill prescriptions in Mexico

Mitt Romney made $22.3 million last year, according to his tax returns

Ben McAdams and Mia Love remain tied in New York Times Upshot poll, as new twist over Love’s campaign financing emerges

Who’s been snapping up copies of Rep. Chris Stewart’s books? Chris Stewart’s campaign.

Mitt Romney praises diversity, faith and fairness in visit to Utah Islamic Center

Lawmakers, advocates continue to tweak medical cannabis bill in private talks

Latest poll of potential Utah Republican candidates for 2020 governor’s race shows Chaffetz, Cox remain leading contenders

Beyond the attack ads: Here are the candidates’ stands on issues in the Mia Love vs. Ben McAdams race


Perry, Wayne battle for Utah House seat straddling Box Elder, Weber counties (Standard-Examiner)

GOPer, Libertarian, Dem seek Utah Senate post serving Weber, Morgan counties (Standard-Examiner)

2018 Cache County Council candidates discuss issues, experiences (Logan Herald Journal)