Local Headlines 1-29-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Lawmakers have to know when to spend in order to save

UTA says bond refinancing saves it $77.7 million

Study: Utah’s local roads deteriorating amid declining funds

Foothills development plan pits residents, mayor against Utah county leaders

Senate rejects limits on national monument designations

GOP senators: Legislature unlikely to go back on Count My Vote deal

Marc Jenson denies any deception, claims he told investors ‘Just Google me’

Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes quits prison commission

Utah Governor calls for action on schools, health care, religious liberty

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Predictions for the 2015 legislative session

Op-ed: Now is the time for significant investment in public education

Op-ed: Utah and the nation need a real plan for economic growth

Op-ed: Moving the prison should be based on qualifications

Op-ed: Healthy Utah Plan the right choice for Utah families

Editorial: It’s time for Utah to adopt a primary seat-belt law

Legislative committee looks at changes for higher ed capital funding

House speaker says anti-discrimination, religious liberty won’t be fast-tracked

Bill seeks to set rules on formation of new school districts

Study: Utah’s decaying local roads require more funding

Failed resort embittered friends, Marc Jenson says of conflicting testimonies

Governor calls for investment in Utah’s next ‘greatest generation’

Technology would help teachers give faster feedback to students, lawmakers say


Ogden’s new senator proposes weighty State School Board legislation (Standard-Examiner)

Transportation needs far outpace funding, concerns increase (Standard-Examiner)

Sen. Lee talks HAFB future, key issues with Defense nominee Carter (Standard-Examiner)

Sen. Lyle Hillyard begins 30th year in Legislature (Logan Herald Journal)