Happy Monday. Another month, another possible government shutdown. The funding for several government agencies runs out on Friday, and with congressional negotiations breaking down -- again! -- its possible that hundreds of thousands of federal workers could be furloughed or work without pay -- again. There had been hope that the impasse over a border wall could be solved by offering Trump some border money and boosting Democratic requests. But it appears the two sides are again digging in. [Politico]

Topping the news: A new poll shows most Utahns back special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of President Donald Trump and his team, but a majority of Republicans are against it. [Trib]

-> The Utah House voted in favor of implementing SB96, a partial Medicaid expansion program and Proposition 3’s replacement initiative concocted by Utah lawmakers. [Trib] [DNews] [ABC4] [Fox13] [KSL]

-> Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is running for a second term as mayor and launched her campaign Saturday with promises to increase affordable housing, expand transit and improve air quality. [Trib] [DNews] [ABC4] [Fox13] [KSL] [KUTV]

Tweets of the day: @StephenAtHome: “The sequel to ‘The Post’ is going to be NC-17.”

-> @aedwardslevy: “at the 2020 debates we should ask every Democratic candidate which pop song they plan to flagrantly overused until it's seared into our eardrums for eternity.”

-> @DanRather: “Politics will always be a realm for scandal and scoundrel. Power corrupts and attracts the corruptible. It is a bipartisan truth. But sadly we are seeing a chasm in how each political party is reacting to the outrages and illegalities of their elected officials.”

Happy Birthday: to Rep. Carol Spackman Moss and former Gov. Mike Leavitt.

In other news: Utah lawmakers introduced a bill tackling fraudulent ticket sales aimed at making it easier for buyers to tell the difference between counterfeit tickets sold by secondary resellers and the original website. The bill would do this by making it illegal for a secondary website to enlist the venue’s name in its URL. [Trib]

-> Despite the technology being five to 10 years away from everyday use, a bill proposing to legalize driverless, autonomous vehicles on Utah roads passed out of committee unanimously. [Trib] [DNews]

-> A Utah lawmaker’s proposition to roll back the Utah Board of Education by turning the 15 member elected panel into a nine member governor appointed one was met with strong criticism. Additionally, a lawmaker also proposed changing terms from four years to six and limiting board members to two terms. [Trib]

-> The Utah Board of Education passed a policy requiring each school district in the state to create, implement and enforce their own policy restricting cell phone use in the classroom at some point in the year. [Trib] [ABC4] [KSL]

-> Midvale Elementary and Entheos Academy — two of the worst-performing schools in Utah — were given an additional two years to improve test scores before facing potential closure. [Trib] [KSL]

-> After 100 years of use, Utah’s state flag could be redesigned if a proposal put forward by a former gubernatorial candidate is approved by the Legislature. [Trib] [ABC4] [Fox13]

-> A poll conducted by the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics and The Tribune, found that 68 percent of registered voters support schools teaching sex education other than abstinence only. [Trib]

-> House Speaker Greg Hughes has transformed into one of medical cannabis’ strongest advocates in Utah and has conversed with pharmacists, financiers and healthcare networks about the cannabis initiative. [Trib]

-> A group of 16 Proposition 3 advocates traversed across the state and went door to door in districts where voters backed the proposition and had legislators who ultimately voted to revise it. [Trib]

-> Tribune cartoonist Pat Bagley offers his take on the Prop 3 rollback. [Trib]

Nationally: Known for her moderate politics and bipartisan relations, Sen. Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota entered the 2020 presidential race on Sunday and is the fifth woman in Congress to announce her candidacy so far. [NYTimes]

-> After much speculation that she might run, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts declared that she will be running for president in 2020 and while doing so said President Trump is “just the latest and most extreme symptom of what’s gone wrong in America.” [NYTimes]

-> Justin E. Fairfax, lieutenant governor of Virginia, refused to resign despite the two sexual assault accusations against him — but he is now facing intense scrutiny to do so. Democrats say the situation is especially complex because Virginia’s other two leaders were accused of racist behavior last week and are also refusing to quit — both of whom are white, while Fairfax is black. [NYTimes]

-> Refusing to discuss some of his previous conversations with President Trump, acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker denied interfering with the investigation into Russian election fraud during a hearing overseen by the House Judiciary Committee. [NYTimes]

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-- Thomas Burr and Sahalie Donaldson