Situational awareness – February 25, 2019

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City.

Here are the stories we’re following today:

  • Utah’s projected budget surplus shrinks by $200 million
  • Herbert says he’s “cautiously optimistic” the feds will approve Utah’s smaller Medicaid expansion plan.
  • The White House plans to create a panel to counter claims of climate change.
  • President Trump is attacking Spike Lee following the director’s Oscar speech.

Political trivia winners!

Murray and Emery High School are the two Utah schools named for Republican Territorial Governors. The first three readers who responded correctly were:

  • Nathan Anderson
  • Val Hale
  • Matt Howell

Stump Mike Mower

Remember to submit your own Utah political trivia question. The first one I use that Mike Mower can’t answer will win a $25 Amazon gift card. Send your questions to me at [email protected].


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