Situational awareness – March 23, 2020

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

303 days to inauguration day [01/20/2021)

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

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

  • A massive fiscal stimulus bill hits a roadblock in the U.S. Senate.
  • Sen. Luz Escamilla said she has tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney have entered self-quarantine after Sen. Rand Paul tested positive for coronavirus.
  • Countries begin pulling out of the 2020 Olympic games.


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