Situational awareness – February 8, 2019

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!

Friday’s news at a glance: Republicans pitch a “fallback” in case the state can’t secure Medicaid waivers. National Republicans target McAdams. Congress closes in on a funding deal to avoid a government shutdown.

Friday’s political trivia: Thanks to Ron Fox for sending in this stumper, and it is a doozy. What Utah State Senator became the Governor of California? The first three readers to send in a correct answer will be recognized in Monday’s newsletter. Email your guesses here.

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