ArchiveSituational awareness – April 8, 2020Bryan Schott·April 8, 2020· Share Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City TICK TOCK 17 days to the Utah Republican and Democratic state conventions (4/25/2020) 83 days to the 2020 Utah primary elections (6/30/2020) 209 Days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020) 287 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021) 292 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021) Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning: The Treasury Department wants another $250 billion to backstop a program to give loans to small businesses. Trump rips the World Health Organization for bungling the coronavirus response. Half of Utahns believe the media is overstating the threat posed by the coronavirus. PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS I’d like your opinion on something… I’ve heard dozens and dozens of pundits say the coronavirus will change American life for good, or we won’t be able to go back to the way things were before the virus. Let me know how you think America will be changed forever because of this pandemic. Or, if you think we’ll be able to return to the way of life we knew before the virus hit America. Send your thoughts to me at [email protected]. I’ll collect them in a future story. Thanks for subscribing to Utah’s must-read daily political news rundown. If you know of friends or colleagues who would benefit from our daily news roundup, please encourage them to sign up for our emails.