Local Headlines 3-11-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: SAGE test leaves Utah alone in testing wilderness

Editorial: Post Office in line to replace payday lenders

Bill passes to make most Utah police body cam videos public

Utah’s Mike Lee becomes first senator to endorse Ted Cruz, calls on Marco Rubio to do the same

Utah’s Stewart calls Trump ‘our Mussolini’ but won’t rule out backing him

Bill ending long battle over Utah State Fairpark wins final approval

State attorneys: If judge strikes signature threshold, candidates may find easy route to ballot

Bill passes to end prison-without-parole for minors

Bill OK’d to require less-polluting water heaters

Deal moving transportation money to water, education wins final OK

Legislature creates fund for $14 million public lands lawsuit

After Mormon church ‘balance’ statement, LGBT bills swept aside

Barring action by guv or a 2017 change, Utah school board elections will be partisan after 2016

Utah Legislature OKs $53 million cash swap to fund Oakland coal port

13 Utah lawmakers change votes, pass Rocky Mountain Power plan

Fetal anesthesia bill headed to governor, who will sign it

House Building to be named for former Speaker Becky Lockhart

Money runs out for Utah medical-marijuana bill; ballot initiative looms

Death penalty survives in Utah, murderer’s brother disrupts House in protest

Bill passes to outline how Utah would manage federal public lands

Out-of-character legislative session ends with traditional results

Deseret News

A. Scott Anderson: A remarkable story of success in business and in life

Editorial: Bill to ease crisis in Flint needs to be addressed, despite valid concerns from Sen. Lee, others

All candidates would make primary ballot if judge strikes part of Utah election law, state says

Rocky Mountain Power bill passed by lawmakers

Legislature eliminates legal counsel requirement for disabled adults if parents seek guardianships

Session ends in mixed bag for environment, energy issues

Utah lawmakers extend Medicaid to state’s poorest, stymie medical marijuana plan

Utah schools get $445M funding boost, new direction for leadership elections

Utah lawmakers set guidelines for police use of body cameras

Sen. Mike Lee endorses Ted Cruz for president

Lawmakers pass bill requiring fetal anesthesia for abortions

House opts not to vote on medical marijuana bill

Brother of executed killer causes ruckus in House over death penalty bill


Editorial: Are you shrugging off the representation of women in Utah? (Daily Herald)

Editorial: 2016 — when lawmakers put hashtags before people in the Utah Legislature (Standard-Examiner)

Medical marijuana bill SB89 evaporates as session winds down (Standard-Examiner)