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Situational Analysis - September 28, 2020
Happy Monday morning. It's debate day eve. Biden's prepping like crazy. Trump will wing it.
1 day to the Utah gubernatorial debate (9/29/2020)
Monday Trivia Quiz
Today At Utah PolicyGuest opinion: America needs Barrett on the Supreme Court
By Corey Astill
America is about to learn the name of Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court. Barrett's colleagues and former students, many of whom do not share her conservative views, describe her as a brilliant lawyer and a generous human being. Every full-time Notre Dame Law School faculty member endorsed her prior nomination to become a federal judge, stating that she "possesses in abundance" the qualities that make an extraordinary jurist, including "discipline, intellect, wisdom, impeccable temperament, and above all, fundamental decency and humanity." Utah Sen. Mike Lee has called her "exactly the kind of person we need."
Webb's Wrap: Country will survive, no matter what happens on election day . . . Reader says I'm naive
By LaVarr Webb
I know it's hard to believe for some folks, but no matter who wins on election day, the world won't end. That's right. The country's going to be OK. If Biden wins, we'll be fine. If Trump wins, we'll be fine.One outcome might certainly be less fine than the other, but neither outcome will be a death knell. The coronavirus will eventually be tamed. The economy will strengthen. Babies will be born. Life will go on.
Poll: Most Utahns want a statewide mask mandate
Almost two-thirds of all Utahns support a mandate, statewide, requiring wearing of virus-protecting face masks for all those out in public, a new UtahPolicy.com/KUTV 2News poll shows. So far, despite increasing COVID-19 cases, the Herbert administration has not imposed a statewide mask mandate.
Salt Lake Tribune
Policy NewsRomney statement on nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) released the following statement regarding the President's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court:
Salt Lake Chamber Utah attorney general virtual forum
The Salt Lake Chamber invites you to join a Meet the Candidates Virtual Forum with Utah's Attorney General candidates. The discussion will focus on the role of the Attorney General in Utah and the regulatory and legal issues facing the state and business community.
Curtis, Scanlon introduce legislation to renew anti-human trafficking council
Washington, DC- Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (D-NY) released the following statements after introducing their bipartisan bill to renew authorization for the Public-Private Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking. The council provides a direct line to federal government agencies that will streamline unnecessary bureaucratic hurdles by empowering nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations in the fight against human trafficking.
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1066 - William the Conqueror, the duke of Normandy, invades England on the southeast coast. He defeats King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings.
Answers: "There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right." Ronald Reagan
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