Situational awareness – May 12, 2020

Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

258 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 is paying more than $5 million to develop a contact tracing app, but another firm offered the state a similar tool for free.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci will warn of “needless destruction and death” from prematurely reopening the economy.
  • The Supreme Court will hear arguments as President Trump seeks to shield his personal financial records from Congress.

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