- The Utah Senate kills a proposed delay to the Count My Vote compromise [Utah Policy, Tribune, Deseret News].
- Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan wins preliminary support in the Senate, but House leadership says there is not enough support in their body to pass the Medicaid expansion alternative [Utah Policy, Tribune, Deseret News].
- Lawmakers may let the prison commission make the final decision on relocating the Utah State Prison, allowing them to sidestep a politically risky vote [Utah Policy, Deseret News, Tribune].
- Gov. Herbert says he's still optimistic that lawmakers will go along with his proposal to pump $500 million into public education coffers [Deseret News].
- A new poll finds 55% of Utahns support the fight to win control of public lands from the feds [Utah Policy].
- The Utah Senate passes a bill giving the Utah Attorney General 18-months to file a lawsuit laying claim to public lands within the state's borders [Tribune].
- Gov. Herbert is worried a proposed death with dignity bill could turn into a "Kevorkian scheme" [Tribune].
- A Senate panel approves a bill setting campaign contribution limits clears a House committee [Deseret News].
- Registration fees for alternative fuel cars could see a huge jump under a bill approved by the Senate Transportation Committee [Tribune, Deseret News].
We're toying with idea of making this a regular daily feature during the final 15 days of the 2015 Utah legislative session. What do you think about this, folks?