Local Headlines 2-19-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Even in Utah, driving is a privilege, not a right

Spouses of fallen officers laud bill offering more support

House kills voter participation task force bill

GRAMA bill advances amid mystery about what it will do

New money, short sunset latest attempts to sell Healthy Utah

Senate clears property tax increase, sends it to the House

Revenues rosy as budget building begins

Lee and Love visit Legislature, pitch smaller federal government

New Utah prison-reform bill would reduce drug penalties

Senate approves bill to make Utah’s four largest school districts have partisan boards

Service provider resigns from Pioneer Park Coalition, saying group’s goal is ‘relocation’ of homeless

Deseret News

Henri Sisneros: Call for task force can be a civilly empowering opportunity

Dan Liljenquist: Pending Greek tragedy: Tsipras plays risky game with Eurozone creditors

Jay Evensen: Pizza delivery isn’t our biggest drone challenge

Editorial: Federal injunction the latest bump in rocky road to immigration reform

Child sexual abuse survivors urge lawmakers to eliminate statute of limitations

Voting task force sought by lieutenant governor voted down in House

Groups challenge Utah over mine expansion

Property tax increase to equalize school funding gets Senate approval, awaits vote in House

Partisan school board election bill gets final OK from Senate

Bill would make ‘epic shift’ in Utah’s criminal justice system

Salt Lake NAACP denounces religious rights bill

Legislature to consider massive land trade for training range

State revenue projections up $100 million

Sen. Mike Lee, Rep. Mia Love want to give more power to states


Editorial: Weapon responsibility falls on gun owner (Daily Herald)

Landmark legislation would revamp Utah’s criminal justice system (Standard-Examiner)

Clearfield lawmaker unveils benefits bill for families of fallen officers (Standard-Examiner)

Bill would recognize Vietnam vets by naming road after them (Standard-Examiner)