Editorials

If Republicans want to make an accounting of the facts regarding the pullout from Afghanistan last year, that would be helpful. But impeachment should not become a weapon.
The bill is being passed by Democrats, with zero support from Republicans. Do we actually know what’s in it?
The bill’s benefits and costs are complicated and deserve serious debate. Focusing on inflation reduction is a disservice.
Evidence shows tariffs cost jobs, hurt U.S. agriculture and lead to higher prices.
A pending crisis for Social Security and Medicare, plus the nation’s quickly mounting debt, are more important than inflation or rising interest rates.
President Joe Biden has visited Israel and is in Saudi Arabia, with plans to participate in a Gulf Cooperation Council with other countries
Utah’s prison is moving over to make room for The Point, a new gathering center in Utah that we vitally need.
Utah is poised to stage the Olympics again, and to make the state the crossroads of the world.
The state has a reputation as a well-governed conservative place unafraid of tackling hard issues. We can continue that legacy with abortion law.
Abortion opponents are celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade today. But tomorrow, the work starts.
The Supreme Court ruled parents have the right to choose a religious school as part of a program that provides tuition assistance in rural areas.
While a written bill has yet to emerge, descriptions of the compromise would protect gun rights while providing tools to help prevent more shootings.
Every American should watch the commission hearings with an open mind and judge the committee’s work on its merits. This means everything for our democracy.
Good people can’t do nothing in the face of mass shootings. Raising age limits, background checks and red flag laws makes sense — what else can we do?
This drought is serious, especially when we look at the stats. Everyone in Utah needs to consider what conservation measures to take.
An estimated 1.35 million Americans have died in wars since the Revolution. We should stand in awe of their sacrifice, which puts many of today’s worries into perspective.
From Columbine to Robb Elementary, the list of mass murders, many at schools, seems endless. America must set aside political differences and confront this national defect head on.
Refusing to debate has become a Republican trend nationwide. It hurts democracy, and muffles voter voices.
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Two Utah legislators have opened bill files to end the clergy exception to reporting child abuse.
New Utah Jazz wing Simone Fontecchio performed well against Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert as Italy faced France before Eurobasket.
If the FDA issues warnings based on only 60 confirmed cases of blood clots and nine deaths associated with the J&J vaccine, that should debunk conspiracy rumors.
Atomic tests in the Nevada desert and elsewhere harmed people in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Guam.
He had the courage not only to reach across the aisle, but to forge steel-cable suspension bridges across it in ways few modern politicians would dare.
Is Utah still a cut above, or does it simply follow trends set by others, even if they are destructive to the culture?
The West’s housing shortage has many causes, from supply chains to labor shortage to unprecedented demand. Utah Sen. Mike Lee’s latest plan might ease some of it
This is one area in which science and religion agree. Choosing to forgive others leads to health and happiness, no matter how awful the original offense.
Both Republicans and Democrats need to confront the relentless buildup of debt that threatens the nation’s strength in a dangerous world.
The transgender athlete bill passed with no public comment and despite compromise efforts that were underway. It is designed to fail, after which a more rational process would ensue
If Congress would do its job — the hard work of crafting compromises on the most divisive issues of the day — the court would be far less important.
America, still the world’s beacon of liberty, should do all it can to support Ukraine while not provoking a larger war.
In Salt Lake County, 19% of renters spend more than 50% of their monthly income on rent and utilities. This burden forces difficult tradeoffs and can lead to pressures on other social services.
If it weakens Vladimir Putin’s ability to wage a senseless war, or to threaten other peaceful neighbors, a ban on Russian oil will be worth the cost.
Devoting only about 12 minutes to the war during the State of the Union speech was not enough. For much of the world, Russia’s invasion is the only topic that matters.
Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine is a threat to NATO and the West. It should wake Americans from their partisan pettiness.
Humans have the potential to conquer amazing obstacles, even to fight a virus previously unknown to the world.
A major war there would be impossible to contain, and would come with consequences for the rest of the world.
The U.S. has never experienced an all-out war on computers and infrastructure. This could threaten businesses, banks and the health care industry.
The state should embrace the chance to bring back the magic that put Utah in the center of the world’s focus for 17 days.
During volatile and uncertain times, the best footsteps are careful ones where tax cuts are concerned, and bold ones concerning one-time funding needs.
Republicans and Democrats need to unite behind efforts to stand up to Vladimir Putin.
Mayor Erin Mendenhall had every reason to be angry at state lawmakers in her State of the City address Tuesday, but she exhibited none of it.
Utah’s chief executive could have been stronger on COVID-19, but his speech set an important tone of seriousness at a time of unfounded conspiracies and harmful rhetoric
They wasted little time this week in showing they have scant respect for the omicron variant or the way it is spreading through the state.
It’s a minimally restrictive measure to protect the public during a surge, while allowing the economy to remain open.