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Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning:
- The 2020 Utah Legislature gets underway.
- Controversial fetal remains bill unveiled.
- Bolton revelations rock impeachment trial.
Days to the 2020 Iowa Caucuses: 6 (2/3/2020)
Days to the New Hampshire primaries: 14 (2/11/2020)
Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 35 (3/3/2020)
Days to the final day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 44 (3/12/2020)
Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 154 (6/30/2020)
Days to the 2020 election: 280 (11/3/2020)
Days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature: 340 (1/25/2021)
Romney says it's 'increasingly likely' Republicans will vote to hear from witnesses following Bolton revelations
- Op-ed: Utah must lead on federal data privacy legislation
- Jay Evensen: Tax reform? Nothing to see here, folks; move along!
- Editorial: Utah legislative session opens with an expression of good government
- Georgia senator accuses fellow Republican Mitt Romney of pandering to ‘the left’
- How to get involved in the Utah Legislature, whether you have 5 minutes or all day
- 6 GOP candidates for Utah governor cheer on school choice at charter school rally
- As session opens, lawmakers address ‘elephant’ in the room: Tax reform backlash
- As demolition begins on shuttered downtown Road Home shelter, state says it will sell property
- Utah bill to ban minors from using tanning beds with parental permission fails
- Mental illness an ‘enormous challenge’ to Utah courts, chief justice says
- Facial recognition, DNA searches, digital privacy to air during 2020 legislative session
Salt Lake Tribune
- Editorial: Utah homeless services are still without vision
- A rare black mule deer in Moab has died — and Utah wildlife officials are worried about what killed it
- Bernie Sanders leading in Utah Democratic poll
- Speaker Brad Wilson criticizes referendums fresh off of the Legislature’s tax reform collapse
- Utah’s chief justice says too few residents can afford legal help
- Old Road Home shelter in downtown Salt Lake City demolished
- Clayton Christensen, creator of ‘disruptive innovation’ theory and prominent LDS leader, dies at 67 (Salt Lake Tribune)
- Clayton Christensen, guru of disruptive innovation and Latter-day Saint leader, dies at 67 (Deseret News)
- Utah’s unemployment rate is now at an all-time low (Salt Lake Tribune)
- Utah unemployment rate lower than it’s ever been (Deseret News)
- Utah unemployment rate reached a record low 2.3% in December (Daily Herald)
- The real constitutional crisis targets FBI spying (Boston Herald)
- SCOTUS Poised to End Fight Over Obamacare Birth Control Rule (Bloomberg Law)
- U.S., Canada warn against China travel as virus spreads, markets slide (Reuters)
- CDC, State Department warn against any travel to China (MSN)
- Dem wavering on impeachment? Manchin signals he's open to Trump defense argument (FOX News)
- Supreme Court Allows Trump Admin to Implement ‘Public Charge’ Test for Immigrants (National Review)
- Neil Gorsuch Issues Savage Rebuke to Activist Judges and Nationwide Injunctions (PJ Media)
- Washington Post Union Blasts Paper for Suspending Reporter Over Kobe Bryant Tweets (Washingtonian)
- ‘Economist’ EIC: No One Talked About Impeachment in Davos (Free Beacon)
- Abuse of Procedure (City-Journal)
- Yale cancels storied art history course (Yale Daily News)
Former national security adviser John Bolton told Attorney General William Barr that he was worried President Donald Trump was granting favors to the autocratic leaders of Turkey and China [New York Times].
The revelations coming from Bolton's book are threatening to upend the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump [Washington Post].
President Trump's legal team will wrap up their defense of the president on Tuesday [Bloomberg].
The virus has killed 106 people in China. More than 4,000 people have been infected [New York Times].
The U.S. will expand the screening of passengers from China [Washington Post].
The spread of the virus is sparking fears it will negatively impact the global economy [New York Times].
The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump Administration to move forward with a rule to deny entry or legal status for immigrants who are likely to rely on government assistance [The Hill].