Local Headlines 10-19-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Look at tobacco, e-cig, alcohol and soda taxes to save Medicaid expansion

Rolly: Mormon Democrats trying to become relevant in Utah politics

Op-ed: Speaker Hughes shows Soviet-style subversion of democracy

Op-ed: Becker’s response to Red Butte spill was anything but collaborative

Op-ed: Give up Medicaid expansion and attack the root cause: poverty

Op-ed: Utah arts division should defend the arts instead of playing politics

Op-ed: Re-elect Becker so he can finish what he has begun

Editorial: Utah’s ‘leaders’ are too weak to get anything done

UDOT says higher speed limits not to blame as traffic deaths rise

Community Preservation: One election begets another

Billboard fight shows split among Salt Lake City mayoral candidates

Attorneys sparring, judge fuming over missed deadlines in Count My Vote case

Regents want to boost Utah’s scholarship program

Turnover and staffing lead to less experienced teachers on SLC’s west side

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Elections, near and far, begin to take center stage

Op-ed: Provo families deserve in-depth discussion on plans to relocate Provo High

Op-ed: John Florez: Utah’s productivity requires healthy workers

Op-ed: Grand bargain is best way to fix the debt

Sen. Mike Lee: Punishments should not promote criminality more than penitence

Drew Clark: Innovation is vital to public sector as much as to entrepreneurs

Editorial: Prop 1 funding is needed for communities in our region

Editorial: Bernie Sanders introduces a new dimension into the presidential campaign

GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to hold fundraiser, rally in Utah

Latest Medicaid expansion plan ‘incremental’

Utah treasurer resigns to take post at college savings nonprofit

Rep. Justin Miller turns himself in to jail in communications fraud case

Teachers treated to free concealed weapons class on UEA break

Professional development a solution to Utah’s teacher burnout problem, educators say


Orem City Council candidates field questions — Part I (Daily Herald)

Orem City Council candidates field questions — Part II (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Caldwell for Ogden city mayor (Standard-Examiner)

Mail-in ballots shift dynamic of Weber County elections (Standard-Examiner)

Ogden mayoral, council candidates square off in Thursday debate (Standard-Examiner)

Survey: Utahns united in improving air quality (Logan Herald Journal)

Editorial: Handwriting is on the wall: Summit County will need more public transit (Park Record)

County manager suggests 7 percent increase for county budget (Park Record)

Voting starts next week in Park City election (Park Record)