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Situational Awareness

Situational awareness - July 16, 2018

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City. 

President Trump meets with Vladimir Putin. Love and McAdams are essentially tied in the campaign cash race. Germany says Europe can no longer rely on the Trump White House.

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Today at Utah Policy

Policy News

Fox Files: 'Behind the numbers'

  • By EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley

We just concluded our fiscal year, which gives us a chance to reflect on the last year and to plan for the year ahead.

Local Headlines

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Speak up about Cottonwood ski resort land grab

Op-ed: Responsible gun storage is an answer we can all agree on

Op-ed: Innovation, service and partnerships fuel UTA’s future

Editorial: After the Road Home, will the road be home?

Students who opt out of testing will be counted as failing, after feds reject Utah’s requests for flexibility

Florida school shooting survivors and local March For Our Lives members, going all in on gun reform, call out Utah’s leadership at Sandy town hall

Binge drinkers cost Utah $1.2 billion in missed work, health care expenses and crime

Mia Love, Ben McAdams running neck and neck in money chase as Utah’s hottest campaign gears up for stretch drive

Higher density may help Utah’s housing crisis — but it’s a solution many don’t want near them

Did Truth in Taxation law backfire? It led many Utah cities to dodge tax hikes for years, only to double them now.

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: These visionary projects will keep Utah’s economy booming

Op-ed: Saving lives is not a pro-gun or anti-gun position — it's a human imperative

Editorial: Mia Love and Doug Owens — the unlikely duo shaping the future of Utah's resources

Nothing new in Russian indictment, but Utahns still see cause for concern

'More questions than answers': Endorsed by Hatch, campaign to highlight endometriosis awareness

March for Our Lives activists aim for safer schools, changing gun laws

LDS Church, NAACP to launch joint education, employment initiative

Other

Independent American Party hears Cliven Bundy at convention (Daily Herald)

Ogden Valley residents share unease with Nordic Valley vision (Standard-Examiner)

Lighter Side

Papa John's
"The founder of Papa John's has resigned after using a racial slur in a conference call. People are calling it the second worst thing Papa John's founder ever said since “I'm starting a pizza company.” Conan O'Brien

Wise Words

Morning Walk

"An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day." Henry David Thoreau