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Morning must reads for Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Good Tuesday morning and Happy Tax Day from Salt Lake City. Today is the 108th day of the year. There are 257 days remaining in 2017.
A poll shows Rep. Chris Stewart is having difficulty connecting with constituents. Trump set to make good on a campaign promise to put "America first." Democrats hope to win a special election for a Republican seat in Georgia.
|Poll: Rep. Chris Stewart still struggling to connect with voters|
Even though Rep. Chris Stewart won his 2016 election by nearly 28 points, more than a quarter of voters in the 2nd District say they either have no opinion of him or don't know who he is....
|4th district voters give Mia Love mixed favorability ratings|
Rep. Mia Love is still a very polarizing figure in her district, despite her 2016 election win by 12 points....
|Poll: Bishop's favorability numbers drop from big election win|
Rep. Rob Bishop is viewed favorably by a majority of his 1st District constituents according to a new UtahPolicy.com survey....
|Loose ends: Tax reform, population bomb, Article V|
Expect cuts in federal funding. Here’s another good reason that the Legislature needs to focus on tax reform: Utah, along with other states, is going to need to get used to less federal money and rely more on internal tax revenues....
|Herbert to join lawmakers on tour of southern Utah|
For the first time in nearly a quarter century, a Utah governor is going to appear on the Legislature’s annual tour of Utah event....
|Startups: A strength to Utah's economy|
It all began in 1979 in Provo when Novell was founded as a maker of computers and disk operating systems....
|Press release: Disney's The Lion King North American tour celebrates sold-out engagement in Salt Lake City At The Eccles Theater|
Disney’s The Lion King continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Salt Lake City, which concluded on Sunday, April 16, at The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater. ...
|Economist Jeff Thredgold remembered as entertaining speaker, futurist|
Economist, speaker and author Jeff Thredgold, 66, died April 15 at his home in Farmington. ...
Salt Lake Tribune
"I have often noticed that when chickens quit quarreling over their food they often find that there is enough for all of them. I wonder if it might not be the same with the human race." Don Marquis
"White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologized for his Hitler comments and admitted he "screwed up." I don't think Spicer learned his lesson though, because he then said, "Even Hitler didn't screw up as badly as I did." Conan O'Brien