Local Headlines 11-15-18

Deseret News

Op-ed: Politicians need to be aware that voters are watching

Ralph Hancock: Trump’s ‘nationalism’ pitted against Macron’s ‘patriotism’

Utah lawmaker announces bill designed to reduce drug costs

Utah lawmaker aims to clarify when colleges can involve police after reports of sexual assault

Proposed law aims to take cellphones out of Utah drivers’ hands

‘True statesman’ Jim Hansen, longtime Utah congressman, dies at age 86

Legislative panel rejects new version of gender-change bill

Rep. Mia Love’s campaign files lawsuit to halt ballot counting in Salt Lake County

What’s the cost of enhancing school safety in Utah? Proposal seeks more than $195 million

2002 Olympic legacy remains ‘palpable’ in Utah, USOC chief says

Support for Utah’s Proposition 4, an anti-gerrymandering measure, takes lead in latest vote tally

Drought stricken Utah explores water banking

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: At least Utah’s election woes are not on purpose

Oakland cancels Bay Area port project that would ship Utah coal

Gehrke: Why are we waiting so long for Utah’s election results? Counting ballots is more complicated than you might think.

Salary panel recommends pay bump for judges, cost-of-living adjustments for governor and other elected leaders

Jim Hansen, who served longer in the U.S. House than any Utahn, dies at age 86

Rep. Mia Love sues Salt Lake County to suspend vote counting even as Ben McAdams’ lead narrows

71 people died in Utah jails in the past five years, most within a week of when they got locked up

Ben McAdams’ lead in the 4th District is now less than 900 after updated vote count in Salt Lake County

Prop 4 is up again: Results for independent redistricting initiative continue to yo-yo.

President Trump backs prison reform legislation co-written by Utah Sen. Mike Lee


Mia Love sues Salt Lake County for the right to challenge signature verification on ballots (Daily Herald)

Ogden mayor explains military exercise snafu to city council (Standard-Examiner)