Local Headlines 12-15-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Healthy Utah saves money by making more Utahns healthy

Op-ed: ‘Healthy Utah’ still Medicaid expansion that will cost state

Rolly: If Obama violated the Constitution, so did Utah

Salt Lake City considers moving homeless shelter

After four years, Utah Democratic director moving on

Governor Herbert wants to tax e-cigarette sales in Utah, bring in $10M

In budget fight, Utah’s Mike Lee forces Senate vote on immigration

Vision for ‘national parks highway’ has Grand County hole

Rolly: Utah campuses rank low in sexual-health resources

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Congressional lobby developments intrigue politicos

Robert Bennett: More political participation needed

John Florez: Public education needs transformation

Editorial: Herbert’s proposed budget is big on education — but with lots of issues still to discuss and tackle

Herbert proposes $14.3B budget with $500M in new money for education

Government spending bill targets sage grouse listing

Education leaders ‘cautiously optimistic’ about graduation rate increases

Gov. Gary Herbert: Now is the time to raise gas taxes

Group to study Salt Lake homeless facilities, consider relocation of services

Why Utah is the most charitable state in America

Utah to put $10M in revenue toward SAGE improvement, teacher development

The water question: Tapping into one of Utah’s biggest challenges

‘Maximizing local choice’: What the governor’s budget means for Utah’s classrooms

The water question: The staggering problem of determining water rights


Bishop applauds budget’s sage grouse, IRS items (Standard-Examiner)

Gov. Herbert’s proposed budget could mean raises at USU (Logan Herald Journal)