Local Headlines 3-14-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Collaboration, funding bring new hope for Salt Lake City’s homeless

Rolly: The Legislature is spending millions to go down the rabbit hole — again

Op-ed: Legislators caved to Amazon at the expense of Utah businesses

Herbert: Utah can and does show the way to more civil politics

Op-ed: By ignoring those in need, we Republicans brought Trumpism upon ourselves

Editorial: Why does Utah indulge rural leaders’ claims of federal cops run amok?

Editorial: In the Utah Legislature, money talks

Donald Trump says enough with the debates, wants to skip Salt Lake City

McAdams, Biskupski endorse Clinton, Chelsea Clinton will visit Utah

Lawmakers allow liquor tastings, free up more restaurant licenses

Utah takes step to bolster flawed public-defender system

Legislature rewrites historic district rules

Utah lawmakers adopt $15.1 billion budget, boost school funding

Utah highways see money detoured to water, education

Legislature allocates $9.2 million for homeless facilities and services

Tobacco bills vaporized this year

Noel: Death of Scalia means timing is bad for Utah to sue over public lands

How do Utah lawmakers celebrate end of legislative session? With parody songs and Photoshop

Kasich to make campaign swing through Utah on Friday

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Using Trumpisms to illustrate Utah’s legislative work

Peter Corroon: Just another power grab

Op-ed: Is it time to audit the Utah Sports Commission?

Op-ed: When Utah’s ‘right’ gets it wrong

Op-ed: Extending Medicaid to 16,000 Utahns is a good start, but it’s just a start

Orrin Hatch: Doing our duty: Supreme Court nomination

Editorial: Legislators took steps in right direction

Editorial: Creating the prison land commission is a good start for resolving land use after the prison moves

Rep. Chris Stewart, Charlene Albarran file to run in Utah’s 2nd District

7 eastern Utah counties stand behind public lands initiative

‘Hard work ahead’ after Utah lawmakers appropriate $9.25 million for statewide homeless initiatives

Lawmakers hold the balance on LGBT, religious rights issues

New Medicaid plan helps thousands, but not all

From Hill to home: Understanding key issues

2016 Legislature ‘more quiet’ politically

Utah steps up fight over federal lands

As Biskupski’s first budget looms, price of change worries S.L. Council

Other

Education First PAC seeks revenue package from Utah Legislature (Standard-Examiner)

Weber County politicians Matt Bell, Brad Dee file to take each other’s jobs (Standard-Examiner)

Local legislators praise budget, discuss debates of 2016 general session (Logan Herald Journal)