Situational awareness – May 8, 2020

Good Friday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

257 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021)

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

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

  • America bracing for big unemployment numbers.
  • Republican candidates for governor debate twice.
  • An aide close to President Trump tested positive for coronavirus.


Today’s question comes from reader Tina Mathieu:

Which Utah Senator was concerned about public health and wanted to stop the spread of contagious diseases and sponsored the bill that created a State Board of Health?

If you think you know the answer, send your guess to me at [email protected]

Good luck!

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