Local Headlines 1-21-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Ex-Rep. Jim Matheson joins D.C. lobbying firm

War on Drugs: Cartels target Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande neighborhood

Judge says former Utah A.G.s won’t have to testify at fraud trial — for now

Utah beer group wants extra labels on flavored malt beverages removed

Utah’s reps pan Obama speech, but look for common ground

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Leave free tuition programs to the states

Op-ed: Utah’s fiscal condition improves despite hidden retirement debt

Richard Davis: Will 2015 Legislature listen to the voters for a change?

Business leaders launch electric vehicle initiative

Judge: Shurtleff, Swallow, Ligety won’t testify in Jenson case

Utah’s congressional delegation criticizes Obama’s speech, tax proposals

Other

Stan Lockhart: Becky asked, ‘What does God want me to do?’ (Daily Herald)

State of the County address draws sparse turnout (Daily Herald)

Mia Love, Jason Chaffetz thoughts on Obama’s speech (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Education a priority (Standard-Examiner)

Editorial: Becky Lockhart cracked Utah’s glass ceiling and left too soon (Park Record)

Legislative session to address education (Park Record)