Situational awareness – February 21, 2020

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!


There are 15 working days remaining in the 2020 Utah Legislature

The Nevada Democratic caucuses are tomorrow (2/22/2022)

8 days to the South Carolina Democratic primary (2/29/2020)

11 days to the Utah presidential primaries (3/3/2020)

20 days to the final day of the 2020 Utah Legislature (3/12/2020)

32 days to the statewide neighborhood caucus meetings (3/24/2020)

64 days to the Utah Republican and Democratic state conventions (4/25/2020)

130 days to the 2020 Utah primary elections (6/30/2020)

256 Days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020)

339 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021)

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

  • Utah lawmakers have plenty of money to spend on education, but not much for everything else.
  • A new poll shows most Utah voters think their lawmakers don’t listen to them.
  • Intelligence officials warned Congress that Russia was working to help President Trump get re-elected next year.


Today’s question comes from Orrin Colby.

Name the Utah Doctor who in the first half of the 1900s pioneered an innovative back surgery technique. He was also known as the father of occupational medicine in Utah and served as the medical director for one of Utah’s hospitals for nearly three decades.

Send your guesses via email to [email protected]. We will randomly select a winner from the correct answers who will get to ask next week’s question.

Good luck.

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