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Morning must reads for Thursday, April 27, 2017
Good Thursday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 117th day of the year. There are 248 days remaining in 2017.
Utahns give Gov. Herbert high marks. President Trump puts a bullseye on Bears Ears. Trump's tax plan would benefit wealthy Americans.
|Poll: Utahns continue to give Gov. Gary Herbert high marks|
GOP Gov. Gary Herbert continues to have a high approval rating, a new UtahPolicy.com poll shows....
|Chaffetz could become the first Utah member of Congress to quit early|
If Jason Chaffetz resigns early, he will become the first-ever member of the U.S. House from Utah to quit his term....
|Weekly survey: The fate of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante|
President Trump signed an executive order to review national monument designations since 1996, which includes Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. What do you think will be the outcome of this review? Vote now in our weekly survey....
|Time to build: Infrastructure Week preview|
Roads, bridges, rails, ports, airports, pipes, the power grid, broadband… it is all infrastructure....
|President praises Hatch's leadership in giving Utahns a voice on Bears Ears|
Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the senior Republican in the United States Senate, praised President Trump for signing an executive order this morning calling for a review of national monuments—in particular, Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National ...
|Senator Lee thanks President Trump for beginning monument review|
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Wednesday after President Trump signed an Executive Order directing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review every monument designation made pursuant to the Antiquities Act since 1996....
|Gov. Herbert statement on national monument review executive order|
After witnessing the president’s signing of the Executive Order for a Review of Designations under the Antiquities Act at the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert offered the following comments:...
|Rep. Stewart attends signing of Antiquities Act Executive Order|
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined President Trump for the signing of an Executive Order asking for a review of all of the National Monuments created in the last 21 years. This includes a review of Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments....
|Speaker Hughes responds to President Trump's executive order to review national monuments|
President Donald Trump signed an executive order to have Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke review national monument designations and the history of the Antiquities Act, which was never intended to lock up large swathes of land as it has been used over the past two decades....
Salt Lake Tribune
"National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman." John Adams
"North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned that he might unleash a "super mighty preemptive strike." When she heard, Mrs. Kim Jong-un rolled her eyes and said, "Trust me, I wouldn't worry about it." Conan O'Brien