Local Headlines 2-2-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Education Fund lets Legislature balance higher, public ed

Editorial: Leaders must defuse rebellion before more are killed

Salt Lake County zeroing in on criminal-justice effort

House defeats bill that would make it easier to overturn new laws

Audit suggests a slew of changes to improve Utah’s parole board

Biskupski’s nominee to head public utilities bows out amid growing criticism

Audit finds that USTAR needs more reforms

Park City Democrat Charlene Albarran to run for Congress against Rep. Chris Stewart

Lawmakers advance bill attacking Mantua’s ‘speed trap’

Utah business leaders want public to vote on new taxes to fund schools

Utah Senate resolution seeks to label porn as a ‘health crisis’

Bill would remove all references to State Office of Education from Utah law

Shawna Cox plans to attend Kanab funerals for LaVoy Finicum, and her son-in-law who died in fire

State paid $640k for public lands analysis; Dems want all the info

Deseret News

Editorial: Americans are skeptical that government can solve the nation’s biggest problems

Specialty license plate bills on the way to Senate

Tourism boosters rub shoulders with lawmakers

Virgina-based energy giant to acquire Questar for $4.4B

Will lawmakers consider another tax increase for education?

Lawmaker looks to curb municipal collections from traffic tickets

Audit reveals deficiencies in Utah Board of Pardons and Parole

What you need to know about the effort to clear the air in Utah

Son of Oregon occupier killed by police calls shooting ‘grossly wrong’

State senator wants Utah to declare pornography a public health crisis

Republicans, Democrats together on need for clean air legislation


Op-ed: Snowbird a responsible steward of its property and a good neighbor (Daily Herald)

State auditor talks transparency with Utah County Republican Women (Daily Herald)

Committee moves Mantua ‘speed trap’ bill forward (Standard-Examiner)

Layton lawmaker says land swap proposal could raise millions for Utah schools (Standard-Examiner)

Cache County legislators talk budgets, medical marijuana at first constituent meeting (Logan Herald Journal)

Hillyard’s traffic fine bill speeds through committee (Logan Herald Journal)