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Situational Awareness

Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City.

Executive summary: McAdams claims victory over Love. Ivanka Trump used a personal email to discuss White House business. CNN wins as Jim Acosta's press pass is restored.

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Today at Utah Policy

Analysis: The 'blue wave' carries McAdams to victory

by Bob Bernick, Contributing Editor
Assuming Democrat Ben McAdams’ 739-vote lead over GOP Rep. Mia Love holds up in the final…

Why do we trust big tech with location data, but not government?

by LaVarr Webb, Publisher
The other day I went to a children’s community theater in Davis County to see my…

CYBER 24 Episode 36: Federal regulation of consumer data

by Marty Carpenter
It can be amazing to think back to a quaint time when the internet didn’t touch every…

Utah's unemployment rate remains steady at 3.2%

by Press release
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for October 2018 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent,…

Podcast: Bernick and Schott on politics Ep. 398

by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor
Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott run down the big political news from the last week.

Weekly survey: Trump's 2020 prospects following the 2018 midterms

by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor
Last week's midterms saw Democrats win control of the House for the first time since 2010…

Policy News

Central Wasatch Commission moves forward with CWNCRA

  • By Press release

At a special meeting on Monday, the Central Wasatch Commission (CWC) voted unanimously to approve the 10/26/18 draft legislation of the Central Wasatch National Conservation Recreation Area Act...

Local Headlines

Deseret News

Op-ed: It's time to reinvent, reinvest in public education

Editorial: Be wary of huge tax incentives when a company comes knocking

Ben McAdams claims victory over Mia Love in Utah's 4th Congressional District

90K Salt Lake County residents won't yet pay new service district tax

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Experience counts for new homeless providers

Trump named a University of Utah professor to his science board. Some worry her controversial view on fetal pain played into the decision.

Come January, there will be the fewest number of Mormons in Congress in nearly 30 years

Sen.-elect Mitt Romney’s new challenge: Being a lawmaker after a career as a chief executive

Democrat Ben McAdams declares victory over Rep. Mia Love after taking 739-vote lead before county canvasses on Tuesday

Gehrke: For McAdams, marijuana proves effective — to give him a lead and probably a win in Utah’s 4th District

Republican says the Democrat he alleges assaulted him at the state Capitol needs ‘therapy,’ anger management

Audit: Several of Utah’s water districts may be wasting taxpayer dollars in the way they bond for projects

‘Killing two birds with one stone’: Lobbyist, political news publisher and columnist asks for an interview and offers campaign cash in email to state senator

More than 20 Utah local leaders file court briefs opposing shrinkage of Bears Ears, Grand Staircase monuments

Proposition 4 on independent redistricting appears headed toward passage as last votes are totaled


Ben McAdams retakes lead over Mia Love after Salt Lake County releases more results (Daily Herald)

Creative financing allows local road projects to be constructed sooner, state says (Standard-Examiner)

Lighter Side

"America is a country which produces citizens who will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote".One Line Fun

Wise Words


"We live in a diverse society - in fact, a diverse world - and we must learn to live in peace and with respect for each other." Stan Lee