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Morning must reads for Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 136th day of the year. There are 229 days remaining in 2017. Today is the 117th day of Donald Trump's presidency.
Trump shared classified information with the Russians. Utahns don't know who State Auditor John Dougall is. Clinton forms a new political organization.
4 days until the Utah Republican State Convention (5/20/2017)
32 days until the Utah Democratic State Convention at Weber State University (6/17/2017)
175 days until the 2017 municipal elections (11/7/2017)
251 days until the opening day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (1/22/2018)
296 days until the final day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (3/8/2018)
539 days until the 2018 midterm elections (11/6/2018)
1,267 days until the 2020 presidential election (11/3/2020)
|Poll: Most Utahns don't know who John Dougall is|
As a political junkie, you probably know who State Auditor John Dougall is. Well, you're way ahead of most Utahns....
|Will state delegates boo Herbert and Hatch?|
I’ve been watching and participating in politics since Calvin Rampton was governor. After Rampton, our governors have been Scott Matheson, Norm Bangerter, Mike Leavitt, Olene Walker, Jon Huntsman Jr., and now Gary Herbert....
|Do you hear what I hear? Warren's plan to "help" people get hearing aids Is deafeningly bad |
One of the casualties of our day is respect for expertise....
|Office of the State Auditor releases audit of Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Quality|
The Office of the State Auditor released its Audit of the Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Quality, identifying misappropriation of public funds by a former DWQ employee. ...
|Sen. Lee launches social capital project|
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) published a report on Monday examining the state of associational life in America....
|Hatch, Bennet, Burr, and Casey introduce bill to expand eligibility to experimental treatments|
Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Richard Burr (R-NC), and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced legislation to improve clinical trials for experimental medical treatments that will ultimately save lives. ...
|Varo Money to open Utah office|
Varo Money and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced the financial technology company will expand to Utah, planning to add several hundred jobs to the community and $2.8 million in capital investment....
|EP Systems selects Cache County for manufacturing site|
Electronic Power Systems and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced the aerospace battery manufacturing company will expand to Utah, adding up to 128 jobs to the community and $11.6 million in capital investment....
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Law and Liberty
"The next season of "Scandal" will be its last. ABC is ending "Scandal." Fortunately, the White House picked it up for four more seasons." Jimmy Fallon