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Draft Paul Ryan movement gains steam with possible brokered convention. Most Utah candidates are still headed through convention process. First gubernatorial debate April 11.

Happy Monday. With the chances of a brokered GOP convention growing stronger every day — Donald Trump, for example, could lose Wisconsin, hampering his ability to win the nomination outright — there's a lot more chatter about drafting House Speaker Paul Ryan to the Republican ticket. "He's the most conservative, least establishment member of the establishment," a Republican source told Politico. "That's what you need to be." [<a href=""; target="_blank">Politico</a>]

<strong>Topping the news: </strong>Most candidates for federal, statewide or legislative office are still planning on pursuing candidacy through a traditional convention. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Republican gubernatorial candidates Jonathan Johnson, Nate Jensen and incumbent Gov. Gary Herbert will face off in their first debate on April 11. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">ABC4</a>]

-> A judge has placed businessman Jeremy Johnson in jail until his sentencing. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox13</a>]

-> State lawmakers are considering a veto override session after funds for early learning look thin. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>]

<strong>Tweets of the weekend:</strong> From <a class="ProfileCard-screennameLink u-linkComplex js-nav" href="">@<span class="u-linkComplex-target">AllisonRaskin</span></a>: "I don't know how to talk about politics. I only know how to yell about politics."

From <a class="ProfileCard-screennameLink u-linkComplex js-nav" href="">@<span class="u-linkComplex-target">amcafee</span></a>: "Bad news: events in politics are outpacing satire. Good news: events in science and technology are outpacing science fiction."

<strong>Tune in:</strong> University of Utah pharmaceutical expert Erin Fox and reporter Heather May join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about high cost of medicine. Watch Trib Talk live at <span class="aBn"><span class="aQJ">12:15 p.m. MT</span></span> on <a href=""; target="_blank"></a>.

<strong>Opinion section: </strong>Guy Blalock, co-executive officer at IM Flash in Lehi, explains how Sen. Orrin Hatch's bill will help provide necessary federal protection for trade secrets. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, and Richard Nelson, president and CEO of the Utah Technology Council, say that Utah businesses need a trade-secret law to make competition fair. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Sen. David P. Hinkins and Rep. Keven J. Stratton, co-chairs of the Commission for Stewardship of Public Lands, Senate President Wayne Neiderhauser and House Speaker Greg Hughes feel that Utahns will be second-class citizens until the state controls public lands. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Taylorsville resident Sheldon Kirkham, a former resident of Helper and a Carbon High school alum, says that coal power's time has passed and Utah needs to stop regarding it as "cheap electricity." [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Jeremy Nichols, climate and energy program director for Denver-based Wild Earth Guardians, explains how federal reforms will invalidate Utah's efforts to keep using coal. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Rep. Patrice Arent, Utah's Democratic National Committeewoman for the past eight years, believes she is honoring her Democratic superdelegate responsibilities. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Easton Smith and Kate Savage, members of Showing Up for Racial Justice SLC, advise police to stop searching for justification after shooting black boys. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Robert Kirby believes its time to get hysterical about Donald Trump being elected president of the United States [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] as well as to vote God out of politics. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Paul Rolly says decades of gerrymandering have been successful in averting accurate representation of Utah residents. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] Rolly also remember Art Brother who took on Ma Bell. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Pat Bagley gives his take on the Birdie Sanders movement. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

<strong>Weekend in review: </strong>Former Gov. Mike Leavitt explains his take on on the likelihood of a brokered GOP convention. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox13</a>]

-> Utah's Rep. Chris Stewart says America is less safe than when President Barack Obama took office. [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>]

-> Though some progress was made on women's issues in the 2016 legislature, some female lawmakers see new legislation as harmful to women. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Women who want to reach the top in the business world must first believe in themselves, says Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller. [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>]

-> More details were released from the U.S. Air Force on what happened when an F-16 from Utah crashed in Afghanistan. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> The Utah National Guard held a training this weekend where soldiers practiced shooting artillery. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Law enforcement officers in Utah may soon use virtual reality to practice de-escalation tactics. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Unemployment rates among Utah veterans are the fifth-lowest in the country. [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>]

-> Rep. Mia Love presented veterans with awards this weekend. [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">ABC4</a>]

-> Utah has the fastest Internet speed in the West. [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>]

-> Members of the public spoke out when Draper City considered lifting an anti-nepotism ordinance. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> The Medicaid plan to help 16,000 of Utah's poorest residents is facing a tight deadline as it awaits federal approval. [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>]

-> Salt Lake City Council members hope to spread affordable housing throughout the municipality. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> A gas leak caused the evacuation of an SLC homeless clinic Friday. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> The new $23 million regional athletic complex opened in SLC this weekend. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Lee Davidson looks back at the heydays of trolley service in Utah. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> SLC has joined the ranks of cities backing the clean power plan. [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUER</a>]

-> The SLC school board has named finalists in its search for a new district superintendent. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> A Utah activist, who fought for women's rights, made her way to the office of state superintendent in the 1890s. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> Many Utahns in need of a cure for hepatitis C can't afford the high cost for medicine priced at $189,000. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>]

-> State health officials are concerned about the Zika virus here in Utah. [<a href=""; target="_blank">APviaDNews</a>]

-> Seth Jeffs, brother of notorious FLDS leader, has been released from jail. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>]

-> LDS Church members were urged by leaders to develop attributes of humility, tolerance and forgiveness. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] Leaders also discussed how to treat refugees. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>] After leaders last week touched on the subject, nonprofits have seen an increase in outreach. [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox13</a>]

-> LDS President Thomas S. Monson gave a five-minute talk on priesthood power [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox13</a>] and another short sermon [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>] after announcing four new temples. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox13</a>]

-> The newly named LDS General Primary Presidency consists of three female BYU graduates. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox13</a>] The church also called 73 men to leadership positions. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox13</a>]

-> Statistics on LDS Church membership shows growth since last year. [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>]

-> Tickets to see Dalai Lama are available today. [<a href=""; target="_blank">KUTV</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">ABC4</a>]

-> has had a boost of $2.6 billion from investors. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Trib</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">DNews</a>]

<strong>Nationally:</strong> GOP front-runner Donald Trump's ratings have gone down this weekend [<a href=""; target="_blank">WSJ</a>] and after his blunders with women, he's been portrayed in an SNL parody. [<a href=""; target="_blank">TheHill</a>] He admitted regret for a retweet making fun of Heidi Cruz. [<a href=""; target="_blank">Fox</a>]

-> Trump has also called for John Kasich to drop out of the race,  claiming [Kasich is taking away his votes. [<a href="" target="_blank">BostonGlobe</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">AP</a>] Trump's first wife, Ivana, also alleged that the United States needs immigrants to do house cleaning. [<a href=""; target="_blank">TheHill</a>]

-> Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has taken aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders as the race in Wisconsin draws near. [<a href=""; target="_blank">WSJ</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">TheHill</a>]

-> President Barack Obama acknowledged more work needs to be done to achieve nuclear security. [<a href=""; target="_blank">ABC</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">Economist</a>] [<a href=""; target="_blank">ChicagoTribune</a>]

<strong>Where are they?</strong>


<li>Lt. Gov. Spencer <strong><a href=""; target="_blank">Cox</a></strong> attends a staff meeting and a Boards and Commissions meeting.</li>

<li>SL Co. Mayor Ben <strong><a href=""; target="_blank">McAdams</a></strong> meets with his Cabinet and with SLC Mayor Jackie Biskupski.</li>

<li>President Barack <strong><a href=""; target="_blank">Obama</a></strong> receives his daily briefing, holds a bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, eats lunch with Vice President Joe Biden and hosts a reception for Greek Independence Day.</li>


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