ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Tuesday – November 18, 2014Bryan Schott·November 18, 2014· Share Vote on Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday. Hughes has a "big idea" to improve Utah's air quality. Business and civic leaders launch effort to increase transportation funding. Countdown: Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 69 Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 114 Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections – 266 Days to the 2015 election – 350 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) – 426 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 721 Tuesday's top-10 headlines: The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday [Yahoo News]. House Republicans will choose new committee chairs for the next Congress Tuesday. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is in the running to head the Oversight Committee [ABC News]. Sen. Mike Lee is the lone no vote on a program revamping the government's top child care program [Associated Press]. New House Speaker Greg Hughes has a "big idea" to help Utah improve air quality [Utah Policy]. A coalition of business and civic leaders launch an effort to convince lawmakers to increase transportation funding [Tribune]. A panel proposes lengthening the legislative session in order to reduce the flood of bills that come up at the end [Deseret News, Tribune]. The Utah Highway Patrol drops their opposition to a plan raising speed limits on freeways around the Wasatch Front [Tribune, Deseret News]. A same-sex couple from Michigan takes their case to the Supreme Court after a lower court upheld a ban on same-sex marriage in four states [Associated Press]. Rideshare companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar threaten to cease operations in Salt Lake City if the City Council passes ordinances to regulate the companies [Tribune]. Sen. Aaron Osmond proposed naming the golden retriever Utah's official state domestic animal [Tribune]. On this day in history: 1883 – The United States and Canada adopted a system of standard time zones. 1978 – More than 900 people died in Jonestown, Guyana after Peoples Temple cult leader Jim Jones urged them to commit suicide by drinking cyanide-laced punch. 1987 – The congressional Iran-Contra committees issued their final report, saying President Ronald Reagan bore "ultimate responsibility" for wrongdoing by his aides. 2003 – The Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that the state constitution guarantees gay couples the right to marry.