No re-election for Hughes, bad air may kill and Utah lawmaker wants to change water rules

Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes announces that he won’t seek re-election, stoking speculation that he will run for Utah governor in 2020. A new Harvard study adds to the growing body of evidence that air pollution, even in small amounts, can be deadly. And Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab, proposes legislation to remove cities’ ability to regulate watersheds.

At 9 a.m. Friday, Salt Lake Tribune columnist Paul Rolly and reporters Emma Penrod, Brian Maffly and Lee Davidson join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Each Friday morning, stream “Behind the Headlines” online atkcpw.org or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast.

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