Local Headlines 2-26-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Superintendent opening is opportunity for ‘educating for greatness’

Op-ed: Utah should shine its moral light and end the death penalty

Editorial: Road easements shouldn’t be in Utah test range bill

Obama pulls Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch aside to press for Supreme Court confirmation

Bill to more tightly control Utah’s aerial drones fails to lift off

Bill allowing fatal prescriptions defeated again; Utah lawmaker says she will keep sponsoring until it passes

Utah lawmakers criticized for praise of Azerbaijan, where they took paid trip in 2013

Bill introduced to ban most abortions in Utah

Bill passes to require Utah computer techs to report child porn

Statues of 2 early Latino explorers coming to Utah Capitol

Sen. Mike Lee turns in voter signatures to gain spot in primary election

Citing national uncertainty, Utah guv suspends planning to reduce state’s carbon emissions

Utah Senate passes medical marijuana bill, which now goes to House

Rolly: Fraud complaint names Utah Legislature as culprit

Noel wants to strip Utah state attorneys of civil-service protections

Utah House signs off on school technology grant program

House OKs bill to make historic districts tougher to create

Proposal advances to charge 10-cent fee for single-use plastic, paper bags

Likely Biden motorcade arrives in Utah — and gets a way better hotel than Obama

Deseret News

Op-ed: Local, healthy, sustainable food for all?

A. Scott Anderson: An affordable and fiscally responsible health care proposal

Op-ed: A disturbing political phenomenon in the US

Editorial: Could Utahns’ optimism about economy be a problem?

Derek B. Miller: Electing a president with a clear vision for America’s role in the world

Utah Legislature postpones discussion on end-of-life options

Bill proposes to remove mother, father from Utah paternity law

Drones in Utah: ‘It’s important that we get this right’

Vice President Joe Biden coming to Utah Friday

Utah Senate passes controversial medical marijuana bill

Romney calls for Trump’s taxes, clashes with Trump on Twitter

Gov. Herbert says House Medicaid expansion plan ‘better than zero’

Bill intends to ban certain abortion procedures in Utah

Committee sends shopping bags bill to full Senate


Utah Senate passes SB 73, medical marijuana bill moves on to House (Daily Herald)

Op-ed: Collecting online sales taxes in Utah is the fair thing to do (Standard-Examiner)

Editorial: 17th Amendment posturing a waste of the Legislature’s time (Standard-Examiner)

Utahns react to Senate vote passing medical marijuana bill SB73 to the House (Standard-Examiner)

Utah Senate passes medical marijuana bill SB 73, sponsored by Sen. Mark Madsen (Standard-Examiner)

SB73 supporters get delightful surprise after Senate passes bill 17-12 (Standard-Examiner)

Outlook optimistic on measure to give counties flexibility with transportation dollars (Logan Herald Journal)