ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Thursday – February 19, 2015Bryan Schott·February 19, 2015· Share New revenue numbers give lawmakers an extra $100 million to spend. Poll shows Utahns are split on a gas tax hike. Lawmakers unveil a massive overhaul of Utah's criminal justice system. Countdown: Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 21 Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections – 173 Days to the 2015 election – 257 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus (tentative) – 333 Days to the opening day of the 2016 Utah Legislature – 340 Days to the 2016 Utah presidential primary – 495 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 628 Thursday's top-10 headlines: New revenue numbers show lawmakers will have an extra $100 million to play with as they set the final budget [Utah Policy, Tribune, Deseret News]. Utahns are split over whether lawmakers should increase the gasoline tax according to a new poll [Utah Policy]. Senate sources say it's likely the votes are there to pass the Healthy Utah proposal when it comes up for a floor vote [Utah Policy]. Lawmakers unveil a sweeping proposal for overhauling Utah's criminal justice system aimed at reducing recidivism [Tribune, Deseret News]. House Speaker Greg Hughes discusses the 2015 Legislature at the halfway point [Utah Policy]. A bill providing for partisan school board elections clears the Senate and now heads to the house [Deseret News, Tribune]. Sen. Curt Bramble is sponsoring a change to the state's open-records law, but nobody is quite sure what the bill will do yet [Tribune]. The Utah House puts the kibosh on a proposed task force to study why Utah's voter turnout has plummeted [Tribune]. The Crossroads Urban Center pulls out of a coalition of homeless service providers, saying the group is trying to relocate the homeless away from the neighborhood surrounding Pioneer Park [Tribune]. Real Salt Lake owner Del Loy Hansen says he will not "hire any lobbyists" in the effort to get lawmakers to approve a privately-funded minor-league soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark [Tribune]. On this day in history: 1881 – Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages. 1942 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order giving the military the authority to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans. 2007 – New Jersey became the third state to offer civil unions to gay couples. 2008 – An ailing Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency after nearly a half-century in power.