Guv’s security, online schooling, teacher bounced and Dems snubbed on ‘Behind the Headlines’

Salt Lake Tribune journalists join KCPW’s weekly news roundup.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) U.S. Rep. Burgess Owens, center, arrives at the Utah Capitol for a scheduled meeting with the governor on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022.

A Utah congressman snubs Democrats during a visit to the state Capitol. Taxpayers foot the bill for a secret construction project at the private home of Gov. Spencer Cox. After final approval of a bill at the Legislature, schools will have to seek the governor’s OK to shift to online learning because of COVID-19. And a Park City teacher says she was forced out of her job after she reported a student had inappropriately touched girls. 

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune political correspondent Bryan Schott, reporter Courtney Tanner and news columnist Robert Gehrke join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at kcpw.org, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling 801-355-TALK.

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