Local Headlines 2-21-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Legislature should not hinder Count My Vote initiative

Advancing bill gives Utah grandkids an edge in charter enrollment

Utah Jazz win two ­— at the Legislature

Matheson: Radical remedies may reduce partisanship

House GOP: Prison plan OK

Senate advances bill that would nullify Count My Vote initiative

Utahns rally for mental health coverage, Medicaid

Enid Mickelsen: GOP may name two finalists for 2016 convention

Dem lawyers ask feds to reopen Swallow, Shurtleff probe

Utah’s e-smokes bill may be first

House OKs bill against pit bull bans

Only victory lap left for bill to expand 80 mph speed zones on Utah’s roads

Paul Rolly: Bramble is a pro at meddling with ballot initiatives

Deseret News

Op-ed: Grass isn’t greener on that side, Rep. Greene

Matthew Sanders: Rising executive power backs Congress into corners

State lawmaker proposes alternative to alcohol barrier in Utah restaurants

Committee passes bill restricting tobacco use to all under 21

Bill giving preference to grandkids of charter school founders heads to Senate

Senate backs bill aimed at Count My Vote initiative

House passes bill prohibiting breed-specific bans in cities

House GOP caucus endorses moving state prison

Rep. Jim Matheson makes last appearance as congressman before Legislature

Hundreds attend Rally for Recovery, call for full Medicaid expansion

Utah Democratic lawyers call on DOJ to reopen Swallow investigation

Senate gives preliminary nod to suicide prevention bill


Senate gives approval to bill preserving caucus convention (Daily Herald)

Bill would prohibit restriction on violent dog breeds (Daily Herald)

Bill would create Utah Jazz license plates (Daily Herald)

Utah smoking age debate moves to Senate (Standard-Examiner)

Kaysville lawmaker pushing resolutions calling for prison relocation (Standard-Examiner)

Layton lawmaker wants Utah to have its own wilderness definition (Standard-Examiner)

Property seizure law framework sails through Legislature (Standard-Examiner)

Utah Legislature has record number of bills (Standard-Examiner)