REGIONAL NEW for Aug. 7, 2017: The mayor and City Council need to take pay-to-play — perceived or otherwise — out of the city’s development process.
Los Angeles: [Editorial] Take the pay-to-play out of development process Colorado GOP weighs whether to cancel its 2018 primary election, a move that would shut out unaffiliated voters Nevada: Full-time jobs tough to find, report states Salt Lake City: Emails explain clash between Huntsmans and the university over Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO’s firing New […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 6, 2017: State’s fastest growing communities are in the path of a petroleum rebound
Colorado: Permits show drilling and development are on collision course Sacramento: No one spends more on lobbying than local governments Salt Lake City: Mayor Ben McAdams posed as a homeless person for 3 days and 2 nights. Here’s what he saw. New Mexico: Critics assail surgery policy Las Vegas: Fontainebleau’s future uncertain as sale […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 5, 2017: The spill sent 3 million gallons of tainted wastewater from the old gold mine into rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
Utah, Colorado, New Mexico: EPA chief to reconsider paying claims over mine waste spill California: Video published of test run for ‘Hyperloop’ high-speed transit system Nevada: Death Valley had hottest month ever in Western Hemisphere in JulyRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 4, 2017: Court held Legislature “intended to expand . . . confidentiality . . . to include ID of medical marijuana business license holders.
Nevada: Court allows pot ownership records to stay confidential California: Officials say immigration agents showed up at labor dispute proceedings Utah: Hikers form human chain in flood-swollen river Denver: Nearly one in six children is obese, according to a new report New Mexico: Judge strikes sick leave alternative from ballotRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 3, 2017: A push by Republicans to roll back parts of the Clean Air Act would affect California more than any other state, rattling its lawmakers and regulators.
California: Congress takes aim at the Clean Air Act, putting state’s limits of power to the test Utah’s culture — and a belief that salaries aren’t influenced by gender — contributes to women earning less Colorado: Republicans running for governor — 6 of them in crowded primary — begin to distinguish themselves in first meeting/ […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 2, 2017: Proposal would cap new housing at 1 percent of existing units per year
Denver: Initiative to limit housing growth tentatively gains enough signatures to move forward New Mexico economy growing after years of stagnation Los Angeles: Details emerge about 2028 Summer Olympics Nevada: Stakeholders fume over Zinke’s shortened monuments visit Utah: Polygamist Lyle Jeffs may suffer from brain damage and needs more time for trial, lawyers sayRead More →
California: A Fight Over Who Controls the Drinking Water Nevada: Water authority’s pipeline project now in hands of federal judge New Mexico: These States Couldn’t Dig the Mining Industry More Right Now Utah: Poll finds 78% want Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire after this term Denver: DIA prepares for 26-gate expansion blitz by hiring project […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for July 31, 2017: The California Supreme Court decided federal rail law does not usurp the state’s tough environmental regulation for state-owned rail projects.
California high-speed rail likely to face more environmental challenges after high court ruling New Mexico’s higher education system under microscope Colorado’s population could increase by nearly 3 million people by 2050, according to forecast numbers Nevada: Titus pledges fight to get marijuana approved for veterans Utah: More than 75 percent support medical marijuana ballot initiativeRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for July 30, 2017: Green energy rush brings large-scale solar arrays to Weld County, aided by new planning rules.
Colorado’s top oil-producing county retools to make solar development easier Las Vegas water pipeline fight to go before federal judge New Mexico: Interior Secretary Zinke surveys Sabinoso Wilderness California: UC Irvine is under fire for rescinding 500 admission offers two months before fall term begins Utah: 15 years after being kidnapped, Elizabeth Smart is producing […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for July 29, 2017: The state breaks with its prior stance that feds should sell oil and gas leases on parcels proposed for development.
Utah: Herbert asking BLM to ‘re-evaluate’ oil and gas leasing near Dinosaur National Monument Colorado clings to its top 10 spot for wind capacity, but its grip is loosening California: Elon Musk hands over first 30 Tesla Model 3s, but warns of ‘manufacturing hell’ ahead New Mexico: Lawsuit filed over pretrial detention rules Las Vegas: […]Read More →