Situational awareness – June 8, 2020

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

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

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

  • Trump’s job approval dropped 7 points in the last week.
  • Sen. Mitt Romney joins a Black Lives Matter march in Washington, D.C.
  • Minneapolis will move to dismantle their police force and replace it with community-led public safety.


Wow! Dozens and dozens of our readers knew Sen. Frank Moss was once featured on the front page of the New York Times for posing as a patient in New York City as part of an investigation into Medicaid abuse.

Here’s the picture:

20200605 Trivia

Congratulations to Rep. Patrice Arent who was randomly selected as our winner from the correct submissions. She gets to ask the next trivia question on Friday. 

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