Local Headlines 2-24-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Keep Utah’s research pipeline flowing

Rolly: Utah GOP clout surfaces in Bear Lake battle

Senators douse bill banning youths from Utah smoke shops

Utah Senate approves another new-driver test, pricier driving cards for immigrants

State dog bill advances — barely

Lack of confidence and a mindset that women have no role in leadership keeps Utah women down, report says

House advances supply expense tax credit

Lawmakers seek applicants to develop $2 million land transfer legal strategy

Rule changes for lobbyists, corporations advance

House passes bill to allow Zenefits to continue business

Senate shoots down clean-air rule measure

Utah liquor panel to revisit proposals to curb underage drinking violations at bars, restaurants

Senators call for an end to SAGE testing in Utah schools

Herbert, governors tout bipartisanship solutions after White House meeting

Amendment advances to overturn ‘Count My Vote’ compromise

Pioneer Park Coalition sees another resignation, more member confusion

Deseret News

Op-ed: Allowing export of U.S. crude oil would help keep prices low and create growth in domestic oil industry

Op-ed: Utah education fails children, future state economy

Editorial: Targeted education helps prepare students for new wave of tech-related employment opportunities

Building code bill clears legislative committee

Utah lawmakers show support for Parliament of the World’s Religions

National service groups visit Utah Capitol to tout programs

Senate to debate bill to delay Count My Vote compromise

Bill would eliminate statute of limitations on civil actions related to child sexual abuse

Senate panel favors bill to ban anonymous political campaign donations

State moves forward on federal public lands bid

Legislature mediating bitter dispute over idle Wastach County sewer plant

Lawmakers back off horse-tripping ban

Clean air measure dies in Utah Senate

House panel approves bill to require citizenship test for high school degree

House passes bill to increase select teacher salaries

Gov. Herbert: ‘Let chips go where they may’ on Homeland Security shutdown


Utah County schools receive $7 million (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Hill shortage = education needs (Standard-Examiner)

Bill to regulate vans and shuttles for railroad crews draws fans and foes (Standard-Examiner)

Bill to halt horse-tripping advances out of committee Monday (Standard-Examiner)

Dueling Bear Lake access bills before the Legislature (Logan Herald Journal)