Local Headlines 2-3-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Put tax increase for schools on the ballot

Bill advances to allow special Real Salt Lake license plates

State may offer refineries huge incentives to produce cleaner fuel

Bill advances to create National Guard death benefit

UDOT reveals projects likely impacted by proposed sales-tax shift

House votes down plan to defy federal labor ruling

Lawmakers blast Utah technical college for unrepentant ‘fraudulent reporting’

Despite opposition, Senate OKs workplace breast-feeding bill

Rolly: Conservative Utah not such a low-tax state after all

Battle over sex education returning to Utah Legislature

Senate rejects Mike Lee’s move to limit president’s Antiquities Act power

Bill advances to declare Spiral Jetty as official ‘state work of art’

Human traffickers could face execution under plan

Bill to eliminate straight party voting is defeated

Committee OKs bill to streamline licensing for Utah birthing centers

UTA pleges reforms to legislators

Deseret News

Richard Davis: Do presidents have to be religious adherents?

Op-ed: ‘Death with dignity’ and assisted suicide not the answer

Jay Evensen: Utahns and their relationship with speed limits — it’s complicated

Smart tools, scientific data drive McAdams’ vision for Salt Lake County

State lawmakers propose death penalty for human traffickers in homicide cases

Diesel technician program gives students path into growing career field

Alcohol permit bill clears Senate committee

House Republicans hear medical marijuana bills, not expected to take a position

Bill to permit 18 year olds to petition court to end DCFS supervision stalls

Lawmaker proposes making ‘In God We Trust’ license plate a standard option

Bill to eliminate straight-ticket voting fails in committee

Biskupski’s pick to lead public utilities withdraws, says he lacked political backing

STEM or STEAM: Is there room for both in Utah schools?


Commissioner Larry Ellertson says integrity not compromised (Daily Herald)

Provo Municipal Council director resigns (Daily Herald)

Commissioners pass resolution on controversial American Fork Canyon issue (Daily Herald)

Editorial: It’s time for the Utah Parole Board to join the 21st century (Standard-Examiner)

Clinton lawmaker’s bill makes some human trafficking cases a capital crime (Standard-Examiner)

USTAR promises better data collection after audit (Logan Herald Journal)

Logan City School District opposes Senate bill diverting funds to charter schools (Logan Herald Journal)

USU professor chides governor, speaker on lands issue (Logan Herald Journal)