ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Friday – January 23, 2015Bryan Schott·January 22, 2015·Last updated:May 4, 2021 Share This week we remember Speaker Becky Lockhart who passed away unexpectedly. Countdown: Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 3 Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 48 Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections – 200 Days to the 2015 election – 284 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus (tentative) – 360 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 655 Friday’s top-10 headlines: Mike Lee pays tribute to Becky Lockhart from Senate floor” target=”_blank”>Tribune, Provo Herald]. GOP: Abortion bill will be back [The Hill]. City Council skeptical of Salt Lake mayor’s homeless commission [Tribune]. Harry Reid on 2016: ‘I fully intend to run [Christian Science Monitor]. Republicans outfox Democrats on climate votes [Politico]. Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush meet about 2016 presidential race [Deseret News]. A. Scott Anderson: Taking Utah into Top 10 states for education will take leadership, funding [Deseret News]. Utah’s gender gap might not close till 2087 [Tribune]. Utah’s gender gap might not close till 2087 [Tribune]. 2 Ute tribal employees extorted money from energy firms, reports say [Deseret News].