Local Headlines 2-23-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Cannabis patients deserve better than legislators’ stoner jokes

Editorial: Land grab movement could decay into violence

Rolly: LDS Church’s thumbs down on bills defies the Utah Constitution

Ticket to Utah’s Republican debate will be tough to snag

Long battle over state Fairpark appears settled

Trump supporters sing his praises as they launch Utah campaign

Sen. Orrin Hatch backs Marco Rubio after Jeb Bush drops out

Bill flies to ground aerial drones near wildfires

Utah guv raises national monument concerns at White House meeting

Bill supports stripping Utah state vet of meat and poultry inspection oversight

Mormon church softens objections on marijuana; Senate gives preliminary OK

Bill advances to protect sex-trafficking victims

Bill advances to allow new way to buy solar power

Primary election for Utah school board could find opposition in Senate

After Navajo Nation sues, judge orders San Juan County to redraw lines

Fight expands over half-billion dollars from transportation fund

State tax collections lag, bogged down by cheap oil

Bill advances to name House Building for Becky Lockhart

‘When not to shoot’: Lawmakers endorse police training aimed at de-escalating violent confrontations

Panel endorses bill limiting liability for gun sellers, makers

Utah Senate panel approves body camera bill

Environmentalists frustrated as Utah air quality measures get stuck or cut

Deseret News

Op-ed: Utah should fight air pollution relentlessly

Editorial: Tropical diseases are treatable, but few resources go to cure

Revised medical marijuana bill moves to final hearing in Senate

Lawmaker proposes marriage license discount for counseling

Herbert to Obama: No new national monuments in Utah

Bill giving option of clean fuel grants to motorists clears committee

State revenue growth estimates down $10 million

Cruz, Sanders are Utahns’ pick for president; Trump announces Utah organization

Rep. Love tells Legislature she looks to Utah to guide work in Congress

Bill aims to make Utah State Fairpark more profitable

Ex-Utah County commissioner charged with posing as LDS Church officials

Christian-based alternative to Obamacare making gains in Utah


Former Utah County commissioner charged with impersonating LDS authorities (Daily Herald)

One medical marijuana bill passes Senate, other narrowly passes second reading (Daily Herald)

Utah Senate passes limited medical marijuana bill SB 89 (Standard-Examiner)

Mormon church notes ‘substantial improvement’ in medical marijuana bill (Standard-Examiner)

Bill limiting liability for firearms manufacturers, sellers squeaks through committee (Standard-Examiner)