Local Headlines 6-20-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Too many public decisions are being made in private

Op-ed: How does Utah stack up against Colorado?

Op-ed: Mail-in voting kills challengers’ chances

Op-ed: Why do teachers leave? Teachers know why

Editorial: Jazz tax break worthwhile, but the process was an air ball

Editorial: Transit-oriented growth needs citizens’ buy-in

Utah’s economy added 44,000 jobs in past year

GOP Senate candidates split on SB54 but agree on wide range of issues

Cook Political Report is second handicapper to say Love-Owens race is a tossup

Former Utah congresswoman’s new role could put her in middle of ‘anybody but Trump’ fight

Count My Vote going to bat for candidates targeted by their own Republican Party

Utah Republican chairman talks with Donald Trump about state’s unusual tossup status

Walking a diplomatic tightrope, Utah and Mormon officials weigh whether to meet with the Dalai Lama

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Updating an old column to preserve print journalism

Herbert: Utah’s strong economy positions state for investments in long-term prosperity

Johnson: Don’t settle, Utah can do it better

John Florez: More money for education?

Editorial: Utah parties should plan primary debates

Gov. Herbert turns down TV debate with primary opponent, Jonathan Johnson

Obama heads to national parks as Bears Ears remains in play

Love-Owens congressional race earns another ‘toss-up’ rating

Ex-Congresswoman Enid Mickelsen to head GOP rules committee at convention

Former Gov. Mike Leavitt campaigns with GOP candidates shunned by own party

Informed decisions: Are Utah taxpayers paying too much or too little?

Would Bears Ears monument hinder or protect Native American religion?

Utah energy group pursues nuclear power project

Other

Editorial: Don’t snooze on critical local election (Daily Herald)

GOP candidates for Utah County Commission debate biz incentives, BRT (Daily Herald)

Juneteenth celebrants in Utah advocate change on police, school policies (Standard-Examiner)

Vote-by-mail seeing strong turnout in Cache County and across state (Logan Herald Journal)

Governor candidate Johnson hosts Logan town hall in advance of primary (Logan Herald Journal)