Local Headlines 3-11-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Count My Vote/SB 54 is a step away from liberty

Editorial: Utah shouldn’t grab for first primary slot

Utah sees major transit growth and hopes to double ridership by 2020

Election Day voter registration in Utah advances

Senate to Gov. Herbert: Negotiate Utah Medicaid plan

Tax break for premium cigars is snuffed out

Utah lawmakers reject call for constitutional convention

Senate OKs bill targeting distracted driving

Salt Lake City leaders attend Congressional City Conference

With Lockhart ed-tech plan out, lawmakers make budget deal

Senate OKs hotline for anonymous reports in schools

Guv signs bill, ending Count My Vote bid

Utah could have first-in-nation presidential primary

Breathalyzers-in-Utah-bars bill advances

Gas, property tax hikes declared dead

Bill: Remove barrier to electric car charging stations in Utah

House moves to fix fund for leaky gas tanks

Bill to overhaul Utah court system shelved for further study

New drivers may face extra test

Carrying a gun is not disorderly conduct, Utah House says

Bill would offer tax credit for hiring homeless

House kills campaign donation limits bill

Deseret News

Op-ed: SB54 will politically and culturally reconstruct Utah

Editorial: Obama’s immigration enforcement too harsh

Senate passes bill creating student safety tip line

House won’t consider Senate’s partial Medicaid expansion plan

Senate passes bill to further restrict cellphone use behind the wheel

House passes bill blocking schools from asking about gun ownership

Clean energy shines at Utah Legislature

Bill seeks to clarify law for carrying firearms in public

Utah employers who hire homeless may qualify for tax credit

Lawmaker will attempt to revive bill on interstate compact among state father registries

Count My Vote halts initiative drive after governor signs deal

House passes bill allowing State School Board to sanction districts for accepting federal funds

Bill looking to set campaign contribution limits fails in House after close vote

No money for House Speaker Becky Lockhart’s education technology plan in budget

House gives go-ahead to prepare Utah for first U.S. presidential primary in 2016

South Jordan mayor says idea to split Jordan School District ‘losing momentum’

Commuter rail travel increased from 2012 to 2013, report says


Bill looks to tighten restrictions on cell phones in cars (Daily Herald)

UVU a big winner in state budget (Daily Herald)

Brad Dee: Education spending to increase in WPU funding (Standard-Examiner)

Stephen Handy: My HB41 bill can help clean Utah’s air (Standard-Examiner)

Task Force to study UTOPIA’s future (Standard-Examiner)

Davis lawmaker’s bill could have saved Powell children, some say (Standard-Examiner)

Sequestration means fewer F-35s (Standard-Examiner)