-> Herbert thinks that despite President Barack Obama's recent declaration of a national monument in New Mexico, he will not designate any monuments in Utah. [Trib]
Tweet of the day: From @PubliusDB: "Utah to UTA: 'Stop giving bonuses for failing to meet goals.' UTA to Utah: 'You're funny!'"
-> From @StephenAtHome: "Congratulations to the Tea Party for staying true to their anti-government principles by not getting elected to public office!"
Programming note: Cornflakes is taking off Memorial Day but will return to your inboxes and computer screens on Tuesday. We know it'll be hard, but you can survive without us for a brief holiday.
In other news: A legislative committee discussed possible locations to move the Utah State Prison and plans to present the options in the 2015 legislative session. [Trib] [DNews] [Fox13]
-> Check out cartoonist Pat Bagley's perspective on Hillary Clinton's brain. [Trib]
-> A Brigham Young University poll found that a majority of Utahns favor Medicaid expansion. [Trib] Meanwhile, Gov. Gary Herbert says that if he gets waivers from the Obama administration, the Legislature will convene a special session and go along with his plan. [UtahPolicy]
-> Paul Rolly discusses the new director of the Utah Prosecution Council, standardized testing and a state representative who took video while driving days after the new cellphone law went into effect. [Trib]
-> The Davis School District allegedly discriminated against non-Mormons, those with disabilities and other minorities. [Trib] [DNews] [KUTV]
-> The Bureau of Land Management said an oil spill near, but not in, the Green River is contained. [Trib]
-> The Ute Indian Tribe plans to develop a electrical power plant on reservation lands. [Trib]
-> Holladay officials discussed a possible ordinance that regulates suburban beekeepers in the city. [Trib]
-> A Utah County Republican Party member is suing the vice president of the party for $1. [DNews]
Nationally: The House voted 303-121 to limit the reach of the National Security Agency. [NYTimes] [WSJ] [Politico] [LATimes]
-> Las Vegas and Cincinnati have withdrawn their bids to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, leaving Dallas, Kansas City, Denver and Cleveland as the four options for the GOP. [LRJ]
-> South Dakota and Montana citizens are challenging their respective state bans on same-sex marriage, which leave North Dakota as the sole state left with the issue not in court. [WaPost]
-> U.S. officials denounced a military coup in Thailand and said they are contemplating sending assistance. [WaPost]
-> The Tea Party is targeting Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., as its last chance to oust a Republican incumbent in the primary elections. [WaPost]
-> President Barack Obama took a stroll in Washington and surprised passersby. [Politico]
Where are they?
SLC Mayor Ralph Becker meets with the Salt Lake City Council's chair and vice-chair.
President Barack Obama returns to the White House from Illinois and signs two House bills.
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