Local Headlines 1-22-19

Deseret News

Pignanelli and Webb: What ails the federal government — and how to fix it

Rep. John Curtis: This one act could put an end to future shutdowns

Sen. Mike Lee: Let’s start working to end this shutdown

Op-ed: You may think I shouldn’t be optimistic about Utah’s agriculture, but you’d be wrong

Editorial: Trump’s commonsense border security plan should spur Congress to act

‘Aggravated’ Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he has solution to government shutdowns

Utah jobless rate remains at 3.2 percent

Should Utah taxpayers get a sales tax or income tax cut? Governor and legislative leaders don’t agree

Rising costs, aging population threaten Utah’s ‘healthy state’ status

Rep. Ben McAdams rallies with constituents in his first District 4 town hall meeting

Utah delegation follows partisan split in response to Trump border proposal

What if the state of Utah picked up the cost of school fees instead of Utah families?

Utah lawmaker proposes one of nation’s strictest abortion laws

How Cottonwood Mall project fight could inspire changes to Utah’s local referendum laws

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Utah farmers want clean water and clear rules

A special kind of crisis: Civil rights complaints allege neglect of special needs students in Utah schools

Lake Powell could become a ‘dead pool’ as climate change, political wars and unabated growth drain its waters

New County Council Chairman Richard Snelgrove says liberals and conservatives will continue pulling together to steer Salt Lake County government

Utah finished 2018 at No. 4 in job creation

Utah has the third-lowest rate of labor union membership among states

Sen. Mitt Romney tells Weber County leaders the responsibility for ending the shutdown rests with the president and House speaker

Utah’s state reptile — the Gila monster?

Who has a bigger supermajority than even Republicans in Utah’s Legislature? Latter-day Saints.

UTA has been promising to focus on buses rather than new rail projects. Now it’s proposing a $1B TRAX expansion.

Traffic bill being proposed in Utah Legislature could allow drivers to pass through red lights — as long as no one else is around


Romney visits Weber County commissioners to discuss impacts of government shutdown (Standard-Examiner)

Rep. Rob Bishop quiet amid talk he’s up for top spot at Department of Interior (Standard-Examiner)

Ogden City Council to hear from public, vote on large $236 million downtown redevelopment project (Standard-Examiner)