Mitt Romney does well on "Super Tuesday" winning 6 states (Ohio, Alaska, Massachusetts, Vermont, Idaho and Virginia), but Rick Santorum scores wins in Tennessee, Oklahoma and North Dakota. That means the GOP nominating contest goes on [Politico].
Todd Taylor, the longest-serving executive director in Utah Democratic Party history, passes away unexpectedly at the age of 46 [Tribune, Deseret News, Fox 13].
Lawmakers are wrapping up the final budget details as the session chugs to a close [Tribune].
The education budget would boost school funding by $36 million next year [Tribune, Deseret News].
The legislature gives final approval to a measure tying teacher pay to performance [Tribune].
Utah Democrats speak out against the number of "message bills" on Utah's Capitol Hill this session [Tribune, Deseret News].
A bill mandating the teaching of "abstinence only" in sex education is on its way to the governor [Tribune, Deseret News, ABC 4, Fox 13].
25% of the Senate makeup and 19% of the House from 2011 will be different after the 2012 elections [Utah Policy].
Former Gubernatorial candidate Sam Granato announces a run for the Salt Lake County Council [ABC 4].
The Utah Supreme Court hears arguments over whether candidates in Utah can use a personal campaign account and a PAC to raise money for their campaigns [Tribune, Deseret News, Daily Herald].
Lawmakers come to a compromise over whether cities can enact anti-idling ordinances [Tribune].
Salt Lake County toughens e-verify requirements for new businesses [Tribune].