Local Headlines 2-5-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: ‘Food freedom’ bill would put Utah consumers at higher risk

Editorial: Bribing big business to do the right thing

Editorial: Utah’s current sex-ed rules made by people who were never teenagers

Utah Dems formally demand all the info on public-lands lawsuit

Shawna Cox files emergency motion to attend ‘LaVoy’ Finicum’s funeral

Rolly: Squeaky wheel? Story about Utah carmaker missing from TV station’s website

New mayor pushes back on ‘scrutiny’ of personnel changes at SLC City Hall

Some Utah lawmakers would like to ban smoking

A painless way for taxpayers to help the homeless: The Pamela Atkinson Trust Fund

House panel OKs measure for revised transportation tax in small counties

It’s an auto, no it’s a cyle — no bill says it’s an ‘autocyle’

Utah sues to halt plan for sage grouse proposal

Senate committee OKs $11M expansion of public preschool in Utah

Senate gives early approval to funding bump for Utah charter schools

Utah seems destined for water-conservation pricing, but some cities say it’s an unnecessary move

Proposal allowing scientific reviews of Utah water rules gets unanimous OK despite concerns about ‘elitist’ purpose

EPA funding research of ‘air toxics’ in West Valley City

Amid emotional testimony, two medical marijuana bills go forward

Deseret News

Op-ed: Stewardship must be a priority for Utah

Op-ed: The solution to Utah’s water problems

Op-ed: Is the Division of Water Resources objective about Utah’s water needs?

Editorial: Legislators need to better evaluate Utah’s water

Dems demand all information on possible public lands lawsuit

Bill would create new designation for autocycles

Federal judge sends SB54 dispute to Utah Supreme Court

Committee approves $11.5M bill to expand public preschool

Lawmakers seek changes to find voter favor in local transportation tax hike

Utah files lawsuit claiming feds’ sage grouse conservation strategy is unlawful

State revenues may fall short of projections, lawmakers warned

‘Step up’ and contribute to homeless trust fund on tax forms, Herbert says

Proposed porn crisis resolution getting widespread attention

2 medical marijuana bills advance in Utah


Former District 6 Republican Party chairman announces candidacy (Daily Herald)

After 41 years, Spanish Fork says goodbye to its city manager (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Baby steps toward cleaner air (Standard-Examiner)

Medical marijuana bill that would legalize whole plant access takes step forward (Standard-Examiner)

Utah’s two medical marijuana bills clear committee and head to full Senate (Standard-Examiner)

Draxler bill tweaking transportation sales tax OK’d by committee (Logan Herald Journal)

Albrecht praised by lawmakers, mum on future (Logan Herald Journal)