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Morning must reads for Thursday, February 2, 2017
Good Thursday morning and Happy Groundhog Day from Salt Lake City. Today is the 33rd day of the year. There are 332 days remaining in 2017.
Lawmakers rush to pass a resolution on Bears Ears because they think Trump will undo the monument. The fight over SB54 may not be over yet. The House advances a bill to reduce Democratic representation on some state boards.
|Despite fast track on election bill, fight over SB54 may not be over.|
Rarely has the Utah Legislature moved so quickly on solving major issues than the GOP majority is these first two weeks of the 2017 session....
|Poll: Who is the most popular politico in Utah? Would you believe Mitt Romney?|
So, among Utah’s leading officeholders who has the highest favorable rating?...
|Exclusive: Lawmakers rushing Bears Ears resolution because they expect Trump to undo monument|
UtahPolicy.com has learned House Republicans are rushing to pass a resolution asking President Trump to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument by Friday because they think Trump could possibly do that as early as next week....
|Utah Senators say House railroading of public lands bill means they have to deal with a 'circus'|
Members of the Utah Senate Rules Committee had some harsh words for the way their House colleagues rammed through a pair of resolutions dealing with the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument....
|Hatch: In Neil Gorsuch's America, laws are made by the people's representatives, not unaccountable judges|
Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the senior Republican in the United States Senate, spoke on the Senate floor this evening in support of the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to serve on the United States Supreme Court....
|House passes bill to reduce the number of Democrats on some state boards|
After some behind the scenes negotiating in which the Utah House minority Democrats got some concessions from the majority Republicans, which would make it look less like the Republicans were being big jerks to the lowly Democrats, and a bill was passed Wednesday taking fewe...
|Weekly survey: What do you think of Trump's Supreme Court pick?|
Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. What do you think of the pick? Let us know in our weekly survey....
|Democrats not targeting Mia Love's seat in 2018|
The pitched battle over Utah's 4th Congressional District seat appears to be running out of steam....
Salt Lake Tribune