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Morning must reads for Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 172nd day of the year. There are 193 days remaining in 2017. Today is the 152nd day of Donald Trump's presidency.
Nearly half of Utahns oppose the plan to replace Obamacare. Utah lawmakers push back against Gov. Gary Herbert's plan for November's special election. Republicans hang on to a Congressional seat in Georgia.
55 days until the 2017 Utah primary election (8/15/2017)
139 days until the 2017 election (11/7/2017)
215 days until the opening day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (1/22/2018)
260 days until the final day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (3/8/2018)
503 days until the 2018 midterm elections (11/6/2018)
1,232 days until the 2020 presidential election (11/3/2020)
|Poll: 49% of Utahns say they oppose Obamacare replacement|
Nearly half of Utahns say they are opposed to the American Health Care Act (ACHA), which is meant to replace Obamacare....
|Lee to Trump: Reassess U.S. involvement in OAS|
TheOrganization of American States once served the noble purpose of promoting the spread of democracy in the Western Hemisphere. But over the last eight years theObama administration used the OAStopressureLatin American nations to embraceleftist social innovations such as ab...
|Lawmakers blast Herbert's secrecy surrounding special election process|
So, Gov. Herbert, what are you trying to hide?...
|Weekly survey: Who will win the GOP special election primary in August?|
Who will win the unprecedented three-way Republican primary election in Utah's 3rd Congressional District in August? Chris Herrod, John Curtis or Tanner Ainge? Vote now....
|UtahPolicy contributor Jared Whitley wins local awards |
Long-standing Utah Policy contributor Jared Whitley was honored recently for his contributions to Utah journalism....
|Experts will discuss relationship between conservative ideology and development of affordable housing in Utah|
Utah Chapter of the Congress for New Urbanism will host a discussion among leading conservative thinkers on the ideological and regulatory obstacles and opportunities associated with achieving greater housing choices – affordability, type and mix – in a red state...
|Rep. Mia Love to play in the annual Congressional Women's Softball Game|
On Wednesday June 21, Congresswoman Mia Love will take to the field for the annual bipartisan Congressional Women’s Softball Game to raise money for breast cancer awareness and the Young Survival Coalition....
|Hatch calls for feedback on tax reform|
As Congress and the administration continue to work to overhaul the nation’s broken tax code, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) called on tax stakeholders to provide ideas, proposals, and feedback on how to improve the American tax system. &nb...
|Office of the State Auditor releases audit of State Charter School Board|
The Office of the State Auditor released its Audit of the State Charter School Board (SCSB). The Office identified that the State Charter School Board improperly disbursed start-up grant funds to a charter school. ...
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"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." Lao Tzu
"Kevin Durant says that President Obama sent him a text to congratulate him on winning his first championship this week. Meanwhile, LeBron got a text that said "loser." Jimmy Fallon