Situational awareness – March 13, 2019

Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City.

Here are the stories we’re following today:

  • House and Senate GOP leaders strike a budget deal
  • Senate Republicans float the idea of reinstating the sales tax on food to fix the state’s budget imbalance.
  • The hate crimes bill passes the House, putting the measure one step away from Gov. Herbert’s desk. Herbert indicated he will sign the bill.
  • Washington is on edge waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report. mailbag!

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