REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 22, 2017: As of last week, the feds were investigating 358 sexual-violence cases at 254 higher education institutions.
Utah: Half of state’s 10 largest colleges under federal investigation for sexual misconduct allegations New Mexico agencies bypassed competitive bids on $930M in spending Colorado: Insider trading case against former oilman Roger Parker goes to trial Nevada: Plan to distribute marijuana tax money rankles official Los Angeles: Publisher and Top Editors Ousted in Leadership Shake-Up […]Read More →
In a season of political tumult, Nevada and Arizona have emerged anew as a defining battleground for both parties By Alexander Burns | The New York Times ven before President Trump’s rise, a pair of Western states foreshadowed some of the consuming clashes of his presidency: the tug of war between traditional conservatives and border-hawk […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 11, 2017: Because of the different ways parents interact with their children, juvenile courts need to be allowed the flexibility to determine what is abuse.
Utah: Spanking is legal, Supreme Court says California: Students, Cities and States Take the Climate Fight to Court New Mexico: Judge upholds minimum wage ordinance Colorado: Former GOP chairman pleads not guilty to voter fraud charges, is headed to trial Nevada approves opening up marijuana distribution rightsRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 10, 2017: New studies anticipate slowdown, disbursement of apartment construction as the market tops out.
Denver apartment-building frenzy nears end – slowdown predicted in 2018 New Mexico: That’s a wrap: Another record year for films Nevada: Tesla wants to test tech for self-driving semi-trucks California: Democratic Fight Is a Warning for the National Party Utah lights up rooftop solar proposal as Rocky Mountain Power negotiates with clean-energy advocatesRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 9, 2017: There’s a long history of coziness between regulators, industry titans and politicians.
California: Jerry Brown talks a green game. So why isn’t the state tougher on these polluters? Utah: Case challenging ‘extreme’ Ogden gang rules moves ahead New Mexico: Bernalillo County to remain an immigrant-friendly community Nevada: Judge blocks development of Henderson’s Legacy Golf Club Colorado: Glendale resuscitates dormant plans for giant entertainment complexRead More →
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. 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 →