Situational awareness – July 20, 2020

Good morning from Salt Lake City

Let’s Monday!


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

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

189 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 Trump administration wants to block billions of dollars for coronavirus testing.
  • Lawmakers will begin discussions on another stimulus package on Monday.
  • Utahns are still wary about engaging in a number of activities because of the coronavirus.


Mike Mower’s question was a little too obscure for our readers. The only reader who knew that State Senator Deidre Henderson and Salt Lake County Council member Aimee Winder Newton co-starred in Guys and Dolls when they were students at Bennion Junior High was Mike Winder, which is not surprising in the least.

Since he was the winner, Mike gets to ask our next trivia question. Stay tuned!

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