Gov. Gary Herbert is riding high ahead of the 2016 election as more than 70% of Utahns approve of his job performance [Utah Policy].
Former Gov. Jon Huntsman says Donald Trump‘s surge to the head of the GOP field is surprising, but he will support the reality TV star if he ends up winning the Republican nomination [Tribune, Deseret News, 2 News, ABC 4, KUER].
Utah House Democrats are solidly behind a plan to boost funding for public education by taking money away from higher ed [Utah Policy, Deseret News, KUER].
Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski‘s selection of Mike Reberg to head the public utility division is raising some eyebrows [Tribune].
A Utah-based car manufacturer is re-igniting a debate on whether direct-sales of autos to consumers should be allowed under Utah law [Tribune].
A “whole plant” medical cannabis bill is unveiled ahead of the 2016 session [Fox 13].
Utah’s economy is expected to keep chugging along in 2016 [Deseret News].
The markets continued their wild ride as stocks turned around and posted huge gains after days of losses [Bloomberg, CNBC]