Situational awareness – March 8, 2019

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!

It’s International Women’s Day. Here’s where you can find information on events celebrating the day.

Here are the stories we’re following today:

  • The legislature hits the brakes on the massive tax reform bill. Lawmakers will pick up the proposal during a special session later this year.
  • House Republicans make the case against allowing higher alcohol-content beer in Utah grocery and convenience stores.
  • President Trump’s former campaign chairman gets a lighter than expected prison sentence.
  • Democrats plan to investigate whether President Trump interfered in a media company merger.

Friday political trivia!

In honor of International Women’s Day, we have this question from Ronald Fox:

The first woman to be elected chairman of a national political party was from Utah. Who was she, and what party did she head up?

Send your guesses to me at [email protected]. The first three readers to submit a correct answer will be recognized in Monday’s newsletter.

Remember, if Mike Mower can’t answer the question correctly, it means a $25 Amazon gift card for the person who submitted the question. 

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