Situational awareness – January 21, 2020

Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City

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

  • Trump’s impeachment trial begins Tuesday.
  • Romney vows to be impartial during the impeachment trial.
  • Bloomberg campaigns in Utah.


We gotta brush up on our civics.

Not many readers could identify the seven Utah interlocal entities established in the early 1970s to provide a common forum to identify, discuss, study and resolve area-wide problems. 

Collectively, they’re known as Utah’s Association of Government (AOG).

Congratulations to our trivia winner Andrew Gruber who gets the honor of asking this Friday’s question.


Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 6 (1/27/2020)

Days to the 2020 Iowa Caucuses: 13 (2/3/2020)

Days to the New Hampshire primaries: 21 (2/11/2020) 

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 42 (3/3/2020)

Days to the final day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 51 (3/12/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 161 (6/30/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 287 (11/3/2020)