Local Headlines 3-30-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Rolly: Some legislators approved prison ‘plums,’ didn’t know it

Op-ed: Schools, teachers should have received more from 2015 Legislature

Editorial: Utah liquor sales need a shot of private enterprise

Editorial: The numbers argue for immigration reform

Guv signs two bills raising Utah taxes by more than $150 million

In Utah, police learn to defuse conflict but are warned of risks

Utah veterans to rally against naming freeway after Lockhart

Mormon church lobbying in Utah’s Capitol — hardball or light touch?

Former federal water manager proposes tearing down Glen Canyon Dam

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Intriguing developments in city, state and federal politics

John Florez: Lawmakers and the art of punting — the latest time at the expense of education

Op-ed: Reinstating firing squad signifies Utah’s faltering moral standing

Editorial: SLC in a sales-tax conundrum, but tying it to a possible prison relocation isn’t the answer

Board of Regents approves 3 percent tuition increase, higher student fees

Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats

Intergenerational poverty initiative moves forward, despite stalled bill

Utah taxpayers will pay millions more in wake of 2015 Legislative session

A river runs dry: Water and the future of Washington County


Op-ed: Should school superintendents be certified? (Standard-Examiner)

Urban water past: Crumbling infrastructure needs new funding model (Standard-Examiner)

Are Utah’s projected water costs inflated? (Standard-Examiner)

Why is Utah’s water so cheap? (Standard-Examiner)

Urban water present: Metered secondary water helps conservation (Standard-Examiner)

Urban water future: Changing climate means changing water (Standard-Examiner)

Utah’s public universities see lowest tuition hike since 1999 (Logan Herald Journal)

Editorial: Vail’s plan to invest $50M at resorts gives City’s spirits an epic boost (Park Record)