Situational awareness – November 11, 2019

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City

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

  • Salt Lake City voters don’t want the inland port area developed.
  • Hughes moves closer to launching his bid for governor in 2020
  • Republicans plot their counterattack on impeachment.

Trivia winner

Zachary Zundel was the first subscriber to correctly identify Calvin Coolidge, Grover Cleveland and Chester A. Arthur as the only three people who ever became President of the United States not to visit Utah since Ulysses S. Grant came to Utah in October of 1875.

As the winner, he gets to ask next Friday’s trivia question.


Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 77 (1/27/2020)

Days to the 2020 Iowa Caucuses: 84 (2/3/2020)

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 113 (3/3/2020)

Days to the final day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 122 (3/12/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 231 (6/23/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 358 (11/3/2020)