Lawmakers head back to the hill today for a Special Session. Increasing the number of liquor licenses for restaurants is the main item on the agenda [Deseret News, Cache Valley Daily].
Legislators are also set to repeal a non-binding ballot question about a sales tax hike for arts and museums [Utah Policy].
Utah's revenue projections are looking good, or maybe not as bad as they could be [Utah Policy].
A hike in the cigarette tax resulted in many Utahns heading out of state to buy their smokes [Tribune].
Ben McAdams is way ahead of Republicans Mike Winder and Mark Crockett in the money race for Salt Lake County Mayor [Tribune].
John Swallow has outspent Sean Reyes by about $200,000 in their primary race for Attorney General [Deseret News].
Dirty campaign tactics surface in a number of Utah County primary races [Daily Herald].
Jon Huntsman did not file to be a candidate on next week's primary ballot for president [ABC 4].
The Salt Lake County Council votes to not put a $123 million bond to upgrade parks on November's ballot [Tribune].
Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke says Utah needs tougher ethical standards for elected officials [Tribune].
Battles over the city budget has Syracuse Mayor Jamie Nagle worried a number of city employees might quit [Standard-Examiner].