Situational awareness – August 21, 2019

Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City

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Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning:

  • Hemmert is prepping a run in Utah’s 4th District. He will be the 5th Republican to join the race.
  • Utahns aren’t convinced reforming the state’s tax code is an urgent problem.
  • Trump cancels his state trip to Denmark because they won’t sell Greenland to the U.S.


Days to the 2019 Utah municipal elections: 76 (11/5/2019)

Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 159 (1/27/2020)

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 195 (3/3/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 308 (6/23/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 440 (11/3/2020)