Local Headlines 2-20-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Medicare Advantage works; don’t cut funding

Google Fiber could be on its way to Salt Lake City

USTAR reform bill takes first step in Utah Legislature

Bill: Study privatizing Utah State Park golf courses

Bill may delay implementing Utah immigration reforms

Herbert calls House Medicaid plan ‘illogical’

House OKs adopting aspen as Utah tree

Gov, Senate leaders not sold on Lockhart’s education tech plan

House OKs plan for state fleet to convert to clean fuel

McAdams plan would freeze boundaries, bring vote on new ‘city’

Bill allowing force feeding young inmates approved by committe

Gov: Don’t play games with Count My Vote initiative

Bill for sexual-abuse prevention training advances

Utah’s Sen. Lee says he voted against PILT to save it

Utah House panel greenlights Stericycle move

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Large families are not a burden on Utah taxpayers

Editorial: Deliberating together

Bill creating Snow College Concurrent Enrollment Program moves to House

Senate gives preliminary approval to school financial literacy bill

Gov. Herbert warns he may veto bill targeting Count My Vote initiative

Utah lawmaker proposes changes to school grading system

Former Lt. Gov. Greg Bell receives accolades from Utah Legislature

Protecting children at heart of E-cigarette bill

Legislators still working on bill concerning sexual contact with a student

Salt Lake City on short list for Google Fiber

Initiative seeks to increase voter registration, political engagement

Lawmakers’ panel endorses Stericycle move to Tooele County

Sen. Mike Lee talks spying, poverty with Utah lawmakers

Gov. Herbert calls House alternative to expanding Medicaid ‘illogical’

Are Salt Lake County residents ready for a new form of government?

Quaking aspen just needs governor’s signature to become Utah’s state tree

Elizabeth Smart backs bill on child sexual abuse prevention training in schools


Governor considers veto on Bramble bill (Daily Herald)

Utah lawmakers pepper Sen. Lee with questions about his votes (Standard-Examiner)

Ray’s bill brings criminal penalties for underage e-cigarette sales (Standard-Examiner)

Teenage boy recounts sexual affair with Davis High teacher Proposed national license plate tracking system not new to Utah (Standard-Examiner)

Utah lawmakers officially dump Colo. blue spruce as state tree (Standard-Examiner)

Potential Millner opponent drops out of state Senate running (Standard-Examiner)

Senate bill would tweak election rules; could impact Count My Vote (Logan Herald Journal)