Local Headlines 12-16-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Herbert’s budget dares lawmakers

Editorial: Utah should tax e-cigarettes

Emery County mine to shut down; 182 losing their jobs

Commission has misgivings about Utah prison site finalists

Key figure in Swallow-Shurtleff scandal faces trial next month

West Jordan appears out of running for prison

Utah schools get two report cards

Deseret News

Editorial: Moving forward following congressional approval of $1.1 trillion spending bill

Water world: Can the water supply be protected as the state grows?

Overview of the Deseret News water series: A look at water challenges in Utah

Schools get their grades and a dose of criticism

Utahns favor Count My Vote and SB54, new poll shows

Prison relocation sites down to four as West Jordan property pulled by owners


Congress passes bill that allows BYU to purchase Y Mountain (Daily Herald)

Editorial: State pay raise proposal insulting (Standard-Examiner)

No area schools receive Fs in state report, but a few Ds handed out (Standard-Examiner)