Situational awareness – October 18, 2019

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

  • What’s in the tax reform proposal that the Utah Legislature will unveil on Friday?
  • Huntsman tells supporters he will decide on whether to run for governor in the next 2-3 weeks.
  • Romney rips Trump on Syria
  • Mulvaney stunningly admits to a quid pro quo with Ukraine.

Friday trivia

Today’s question comes from reader Bryant Howe.

Who is the only person in Utah history to serve as Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives, a member of the Utah State Senate and Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court?

Send your guess to me via email at [email protected]. The first reader with the correct answer will get to ask next week’s question.


Days to the 2019 Utah municipal elections: 18 (11/5/2019)

Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 101 (1/27/2020)

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 137 (3/3/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 256 (6/23/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 382 (11/3/2020)