Local Headlines 12-23-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Prices, not politics, dictate how much drilling happens in Utah

Utah’s official population nearly hits 3 million in end-of-year count

Judge: Utah has authority to cut federal Planned Parenthood money

Chaffetz asks judge for help in releasing video of 2014 Salt Lake City courthouse shooting

Rep. Rob Bishop backs Sen. Marco Rubio for president

Despite Mormon church opposition, Utah restaurant gets beer and wine permit

Utah media lawyers say GOP lawmakers break the law with closed caucuses

IRS employee who worked in Utah is charged with stealing $1M from taxpayers

Deseret News

Editorial: State Budget

Report: Homelessness and hunger up in 22 American cities

Judge denies Planned Parenthood’s motion for preliminary injunction

Refugees face 26 steps to ensure homeland security, Utah lawmakers told

Rep. Bishop endorses Sen. Marco Rubio for president

Chaffetz requests release of 2014 courtroom shooting video

Census estimates support 3 million milestone for Utah

Utah media outlets urge GOP lawmakers to open caucus meetings


Students plan to lobby for tougher e-cig regulations (Standard-Examiner)

UHP assistance an option for Syrian refugees in Utah (Standard-Examiner)