Senate Majority Leader Scott Jenkins is against a proposed property tax break for military members saying "we give them all kinds of breaks" already [Tribune, Deseret News].
Some lawmakers are openly questioning the way budgets are set for public education [Tribune].
The Utah House approves a bill changing the makeup of environmental regulation boards [Tribune].
Sen. Aaron Osmond want all Utah school children to recite the Pledge of Allegiance [Deseret News].
Sen. Orrin Hatch says 95% of the work Planned Parenthood does is abortions. His staff now says Hatch misspoke [Tribune].
Rep. Greg Hughes wants to put a non-binding question on the ballot asking Utahns if they would like to hike sales taxes to fund the arts [Utah Policy].
The Jordan School District moves closer to selling advertisements on school buses [Tribune].
Lawmakers are looking at ways to spend Utah's share of the national mortgage settlement [Utah Policy].
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker agrees to delay a test program that would reduce the number of lanes on Sunnyside Avenue [Tribune, Deseret News].
Student testing is coming to Duchesne county [ABC 4].