Local Headlines 2-4-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Good Landlord programs disrupt ex-convicts’ path to productivity

Utah’s Chris Stewart seeks Ebola money to fight Zika virus

Bill: Utahns should be asked to weigh in on Medicaid expansion

Anti-retaliation worker protection bill goes to governor

$5.5 million request for drinking water program raises concerns from Utah lawmakers

Utah’s Ken Ivory recruiting ‘leaders’ to launch grass-roots lands-transfer movement

President Obama denounces anti-Muslim bias, mentions anti-Mormon history

House wants feds out of local water regulation

Lawmakers debate need for transparency into how Utah taxpayer money is used by charter-school-hired companies

Senate gives first OK to reinstating school board election committee; Dabakis calls it ‘punting’

Supporter of Doug Owens seeks ethics probe of Utah Rep. Mia Love

Bill advances to require computer techs to report child porn

Deseret News

Op-ed: Congress needs to pass Employee Rights Act

Dan Liljenquist: What we learned from the Iowa caucuses

Editorial: Concerned voters a good sign in wake of Iowa

Judge allows Dems to intervene in GOP, state fight over Utah election law

Dental benefits bill moves forward

Democrat wants Utahns to cast nonbinding vote on Medicaid expansion in November

New specialty license plate would fund research, awareness for childhood cancer

Bill would require IT workers to report child pornography found on the job

UVU leaders ask Legislature to fund ‘a missing piece’ for arts students

Bill to eliminate requirement for prospective wards’ legal counsel in guardianship cases put on hold


Editorial: Could this be the end of the Mantua speed trap? (Standard-Examiner)

Straight-ticket voting stays; bill killed in committee (Standard-Examiner)

Weber officials oppose two bills that could legalize medical marijuana (Standard-Examiner)

Park City Democrat launches congressional campaign outside home district (Park Record)