Speaker John Boehner visits Utah to campaign and raise money for Mia Love [Tribune, Deseret News, KSL, Fox 13].
The Utah Senate narrowly confirms one of Gov. Herbert’s judicial nominees after a Senate committee voted against recommending her [Utah Policy, Tribune, Deseret News, Fox 13, 2 News].
Senators hold off confirming a representative from EnergySolutions to the Radiation Control Board until they can look at his nomination further [Tribune, Deseret News].
A billboard for Ben McAdams’ is irking some conservatives [Deseret News, KSL].
Utah lawmakers are looking for ways to deal with falling gas tax revenue [Tribune].
Sales tax collections in Salt Lake County are on the rise [Tribune].
A new study shows shopping at local businesses instead of national chains is better for Utah’s economy [Tribune, Deseret News].
Lawmakers discuss whether the death penalty is worth the cost [ABC 4, Standard-Examiner].
Chris Vanocur says some officials with the LDS Church, including then President Gordon B. Hinckley, were concerned with his reporting on the scandal surrounding Salt Lake City’s Olympic bid [City Weekly].
Utah lawmakers and educators say they are frustrated with the long debate over Common Core standards [Tribune, Deseret News].