Situational awareness – March 5, 2020

Good Thursday morning from Salt Lake City


  TICK TOCK  

There are 6 working days remaining in the 2020 Utah Legislature

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

  • Lawmakers considering a slight income tax rate decrease this year.
  • Poll: Utahns believe a tax cut will help the economy
  • Bloomberg drops out following Super Tuesday

MARCH POLITICAL MADNESS

It’s almost time for our third-annual “Utah political bracket” contest where we pit the 64 top Utah politicos against each other in our own version of March madness.

Will last year’s winner, Greg Hughes, triumph again, or will another claim the championship belt?

If you would like to be part of our selection committee to set the field of 64, send me an email at [email protected]


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