Local Headlines 2-9-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Native American rock panels are the true state work of art

Editorial: Logic and humanity argue for medical marijuana

Utah colleges hope for arts, humanities buildings from Legislature this year

Majority Whip plans to request $27 million to fight homelessness

Bill OK’d to allow daily updates of election vote counts

Bill advances to boost charter school funding by $40 million

Critics say Rocky Mountain Power plan would stick it to Utah ratepayers in the name of clean air

Trolley Square shooting victim begs Utah Legislature for Medicaid expansion

Former Utah Gov. Leavitt urges state not to repeat ‘tragic’ history of foster care

House OKs bill aimed at expanding kindergarten

Bill would let Utah distilleries offer samples of spirits

Conservative groups, legislators square off over online sales tax

Mormon church opposition to marijuana bill changes at least one vote

Deseret News

Op-ed: Is it time for our first woman president?

Op-ed: Online purchases are not tax-free

Ralph Hancock: The anti-establishment delusion

Editorial: Government works best when it’s not on autopilot

Lawmaker proposes donating unused medications to needy

Committee approves bill allowing tastings at liquor distilleries

Lobbyist group considers suing state over ‘inadequate’ school funding

Advocacy group says bill would reduce access to mental illness medication

LDS Church’s opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor says

Survivor of Trolley Square massacre urges lawmakers to reform Medicaid


$518M tax hike for educational needs may be on Utah ballot (Standard-Examiner)

Local political party caucuses poised for big turnouts (Standard-Examiner)

Utah bill to expand all-day kindergarten programs clears House (Standard-Examiner)