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Morning must reads for Thursday, June 1, 2017
Good Thursday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 152nd day of the year. There are 213 days remaining in 2017. Today is the 133rd day of Donald Trump's presidency.
The proposal to boost taxes to fund Utah schools is coming into focus. James Comey will testify before Congress. Dabakis appointed to the UTA board.
16 days until the Utah Republican 3rd District nominating convention at Timpview High School (6/17/2017).
16 days until the Utah Democratic State Convention at Weber State University (6/17/2017)
75 days until the 2017 Utah primary election (8/15/2017)
159 days until the 2017 election (11/7/2017)
235 days until the opening day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (1/22/2018)
280 days until the final day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (3/8/2018)
523 days until the 2018 midterm elections (11/6/2018)
1,251 days until the 2020 presidential election (11/3/2020)
|Backers of initiative to increase school funding will seek both income and sales tax boost|
The Our Schools Now citizen/business initiative petition-backers are preparing to file a petition that, if approved by voters in 2018, would increase the state sales tax by 0.5 percentage points and hike the personal state income tax rate by an additional half-a-percentage p...
|3rd Congressional District special election candidate tracker [Updated]|
There are now 21 candidates in the race to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz in Congress as one has dropped out. Who's going through their party conventions? Who's gathering signatures? Check out our complete list of candidates....
|Mayor Jackie Biskupski appoints Sen. Jim Dabakis to UTA Board of Trustees|
Mayor Jackie Biskupski nominated Sen. Jim Dabakis to represent Salt Lake City on the Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees....
|Weekly survey: Who will win the vote at the GOP nominating convention?|
On June 17, Utah Republican delegates in Utah's 3rd Congressional District will forward one name out of 13 candidates to the ballot for November's special election to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Which candidate do you think is most likely to advance? Vote now in our weekly ...
|Sen. Lee Applauds Pres. Trump's withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement|
Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) applauded the decision of the Trump administration to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and protect the economic and energy sovereignty of the United States....
|Sens. call for codification of life protection order|
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) joined with 18 colleagues in sending a letter to State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) requesting that language be included in the FY2018 Appropriations bill to protect human life in U....
Salt Lake Tribune
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead." Thomas Paine
Walk it Off
"It's come out that the new Republican healthcare bill will hike premiums by 700 percent for the old and sick. It's not a good sign that the title of the bill is "Walk It Off, Grandpa." Conan O'Brien