Local Headlines 2-19-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Utah voter ID bill balances privacy, democracy

Bill to allow hunting without hunter ed class advances

Utah bill advances to prevent posting voter rolls online

Bill advances to help schools identify suicidal students

Bill to allow counties to buy bulk amounts of renewable energy stalls

Beer tax bill watered down again

Utah lawmaker: Our atmosphere needs more carbon dioxide

House leaders to punt on hundreds of millions in federal Medicaid money

House panel advances tax credit for home-schoolers

Former Gov. Leavitt: Bill on caucus system denies Utahns’ right

Common Core foes rally at Utah Capitol

Megahotel proposal clears House committee

Medicaid ‘coverage gap’ a concern for all Utah lawmakers

Stewart says immigration reform unlikely

Paul Rolly: Charter school bill harks back to alleged legislative shakedown

Deseret News

Op-ed: Utah’s air quality important for economics

Editorial: Fund growth in higher education

Revised forced entry bill zips through House committee

Gov. Gary Herbert: Threat of sage grouse endangered species listing is real, could cost Utah billions

Rep. Chris Stewart talks to Utah lawmakers about federalism

Senate passes bill to protect children whose parent is suspected of murder

Proposed constitutional amendment would counter Count My Vote initiative

Senate passes bill to limit access to Utah voter information

Utah lawmaker wants to privatize state golf courses

300-megawatt solar plant crosses regulatory threshold in Millard County

House committee lends unanimous support to bill facilitating convention hotel

House GOP leadership unveils Medicaid expansion alternative

Common Core opponents warn lawmakers to act or be voted out

Other

Count My Vote bill scheduled for floor debate on Thursday (Daily Herald)

Lawmakers consider Obamacare option to expand Medicaid (Daily Herald)

Resolution would add more state inmates to Davis, Weber jails (Standard-Examiner)

Stewart pokes fun at global warming, says air quality a state issue (Standard-Examiner)

Bill would look at ditching Daylight Savings Time in Utah (Standard-Examiner)

Utah House Republicans float Medicaid options (Standard-Examiner)

Stream access group, recreationists pressing H.B. 37 (Park Record)

Meet a Democratic congressional candidate in the Basin (Park Record)