It’s that time of week again: it’s Monday. But is it a manic Monday? You be the judge. Here’s a review of the top Utah and national news from the past week.
Some Utah news…
#1. Robert Redford: Obama Must Protect Sacred Utah Land – Even Robert Redford can see the importance of a Bears Ears National Monument.
#2. Study: Utah’s wage gap for black women is 10th worst in the U.S. – The wage gap between men and women is horrendous in Utah – and it’s worse if you’re a woman of color.
#3. Utah counties pull Oakland port loan application, but haven’t given up on project – Well…this took an interesting turn.
#4. Exclusive: Donald Trump: Utah can help make America great again – Trump’s Op-ed – talk about a hodgepodge of divisive topics!
#5. Clinton Eyes Flipping Utah, Director of State Campaigns Says – Utah hasn’t gone blue since 1964 – is this the year we’ll do it again?!
Some general news…
#6. The world is getting better at paid maternity leave. The U.S. is not. – Get it together, U.S.!
#8. Milwaukee’s riot didn’t happen in a vacuum. It happened in the US’s most segregated city. – Segregation is still a thing, and we are seeing its effects.
#9. Donald Trump Catches Critics by Surprise With One Word: ‘Regret’ – This is yuge (…but is it really?).
#10. Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons – This is actually yuge.
Until next week,