Situational awareness – February 1, 2019

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!

Welcome to February. 

Friday’s news at a glance: GOP leaders are racing to pass the alternative to Medicaid expansion. A controversial transgender bill may be unconstitutional. Utah could allow the permanent storage of depleted uranium.

Friday’s political trivia: Gov. Gary Herbert delivered his 10th State of the State address this week. Herbert is currently the third longest-serving governor in Utah’s history. Who is the longest-serving governor in the history of the U.S. and what other high offices did he hold? Send your guesses here via email. The first three people to get it right will get a shout out in Monday’s newsletter.

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