Local Headlines 2-7-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Chaffetz: PLI gives tribes more of what they want in Bears Ears

Op-ed: New hate-crimes bill does not reflect spirit of ‘Utah Compromise’

Editorial: Water policy flows both ways in Utah Legislature

Editorial: GOP power plays kill healthy debate

Utah needs teachers, but college students don’t want to major in education

Utah’s guest worker law, never implemented, may be repealed

After Finicum funeral, Cliven Bundy encourages more Utah ranchers to tear up grazing permits

Mountain Accord seeks immediate solutions for traffic in canyons

Physician-lawmaker introduces ‘Healthy Utah’ style Medicaid-expansion bill

Alliance for a Better Utah preparing to sue state over school funding

After emotional debate, panel OKs Utah bill declaring porn a health crisis

House panel backs requiring judges to have law degrees

Mormon church against Madsen’s Utah marijuana bill; ‘no objection’ to other measure

Low oil prices mire Utah tar sands mine

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary will affect Utah

H. David Burton: Calling on local leaders to address intergenerational poverty

Drew Clark: Why Utah’s thriving technology sector also need gigabit speeds

John Florez: Businesses should help pay for education

Utah House bill would make it crime to fly drones near wildfires

Concerns raised about sustainable energy bill

Senate panel approves resolution calling porn a public health crisis

Bill would cut state involvement in direct food sales from producers

LDS Church opposed to state senator’s medical marijuana bill

Lawmaker wants year-end tests thrown out of teacher evaluations

State lawmakers to consider repealing controversial guest worker program

Utah holding presidential caucus, not primary election

Majority Republicans hold open, closed caucuses in Legislature’s opening weeks

Should Utah have ‘blended sentences’ for teen offenders certified as adults?


Envision Utah chairman receives business ethics award from UVU (Daily Herald)

Marijuana, solar energy among topics South County legislators address (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Domestic abusers in Utah can’t be allowed to keep their guns (Standard-Examiner)

Utah anti-pornography resolution garners overwhelming support, passes committee (Standard-Examiner)

Bill advances to change justice court judge requirement from diploma to degree (Standard-Examiner)

Legislators reaffirm stance on medical marijuana, support water conservancy (Logan Herald Journal)

Rep. Powell again centers crosshairs on controversial Zion curtain (Park Record)

Summit County Democratic chair considers bid for council (Park Record)