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Morning must reads for Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 137th day of the year. There are 228 days remaining in 2017. Today is the 118th day of Donald Trump's presidency.
Trump tried to shut down FBI the investigation into Michael Flynn. Chaffetz jumps into the middle of the latest Trump controversy. Utah may have to slow down on planned road construction.
3 days until the Utah Republican State Convention (5/20/2017)
31 days until the Utah Democratic State Convention at Weber State University (6/17/2017)
174 days until the 2017 municipal elections (11/7/2017)
250 days until the opening day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (1/22/2018)
295 days until the final day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (3/8/2018)
538 days until the 2018 midterm elections (11/6/2018)
1,266 days until the 2020 presidential election (11/3/2020)
|Brown says elected Republicans urged him to run for GOP Chair|
This weekend Utah Republicans will gather to elect a party chairman for the next two years. James Evans is seeking a third term to lead Republicans while Rob Anderson and Phill Wright are challenging him for the top spot. There was almost another candidate in the mix....
|Lawmakers may have to slow down road projects to keep prime bond rating|
State road bosses may have to slightly slow down some of their $1 billion construction over the next few years to meet a self-imposed borrowing requirement set by the GOP-controlled Legislature....
|Beg to Differ podcast: 'Comey Island roller coaster'|
Bryan Schott and Rep. Mike Winder chew on the firing of FBI Director James Comey....
|Chaffetz demands records of all conversations between Comey and Trump (updated)|
Rep. Jason Chaffetz wasted little time on Tuesday reacting to a report that President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to end the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn....
|Weekly survey: Firing James Comey|
Do you think President Donald Trump made the right move when he fired FBI Director James Comey? Let us know in our weekly survey....
|Nominees announced for two Court of Appeals vacancies|
The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for two vacancies on the Utah Court of Appeals. ...
|Widening disparities, despite some progress, for Utah children of color|
While lawmakers took some important steps toward addressing disparities during the 2017 Legislative Session, a new report by Voices for Utah Children reveals many missed opportunities and reviews the potential impact on children going forward....
Salt Lake Tribune
Blue Cross Lyft
"Blue Cross is partnering with Lyft to give people rides to the doctor. It costs $600. The drivers are specially trained, and - it's just an ambulance." Jimmy Fallon