POLL: Most Utahns say they do not support President Trump’s plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border [Utah Policy].
Several prominent Utahns who are supporters of Rep. Mia Love contacted Democrat Ben McAdams in the days prior to his decision to run for Congress to urge him not to run. Some of those who tried to keep McAdams out of the race were encouraged to do so by the Love campaign [Utah Policy].
PODCAST: Ben McAdams discusses why he decided to jump into next year’s 4th CD congressional race against Mia Love [Utah Policy].
Our “Political Insiders” say it’s time for Utah to legalize medical marijuana instead of doing more research on the potential benefits [Utah Policy].
Rep. Chris Stewart defended President Donald Trump’s call to the widow of a U.S. serviceman killed in Niger. The phone call, in which he reportedly said the woman’s husband “knew what he signed up for,” has sparked controversy for being insensitive [Tribune].
Katie McKellar does a masterful job laying out how the Gary Ott tragedy unfolded, and what might be next following his death last week [Deseret News].
Newly minted ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman says he plans to encourage travel between Russia and the United States [Deseret News].
Gov. Gary Herbert is heading to Jordan and Israel for a trade mission this week [Associated Press].
School boards across the state are asking voters to approve more than $800 million in bonds this year [Deseret News].
Utah’s unemployment rate ticked down last month to 3.4 percent [KSL].
A former employee at the Salt Lake County jail has filed a federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and gender discrimination [Deseret News].
Salt Lake City is making good progress getting ready to possibly host another Winter Olympic Games [Deseret News].