Trump has a staff turnover rate of 34 percent — the highest of any recent White House administration. Trump’s proposed budget would allocate $18 billion for national parks and refuges. Utah House speaker visits the White House, praises Trump’s infrastructure plan.

Happy Tuesday. President Donald Trump has a 34 percent turnover rate with his staff. That’s a modern record. His staff secretary quit last week amid allegations of spousal abuse. His chief strategist, Steve Bannon, left in August. His communications director stepped down a few weeks before that. His press secretary resigned six months into the job. And that’s just a fraction of who has left in the year since Trump took office. [NYTimes]

Topping the news: President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would create an $18 billion fund for national parks and allow for the sale of some public lands. [Trib]

-> Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes attended a meeting at the White House on Monday and praised Trump’s infrastructure plan. [Trib] [DNews]

-> Robert Gehrke tells the story of a female intern’s experience with sexual harassment at the Utah Capitol. [Trib]

Tweets of the day: From @byrdinator: “who’s excited for Mitt Romney to ask the state of Utah to be his Valentine on Wednesday”

-> From @mat_johnson: “Why is it always infrastructure week?”

-> From @UTPoliticalBuzz: “What’s harder to find at the @UTStateCapitol? A parking spot after 8 AM? A seat by an outlet in a committee meeting? Or the only legislator that you actually need to talk to?”

In other news: U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop spoke to the Utah Senate on Monday, calling for a better balance of federal and state power. [DNews]

-> Moana Uluave-Hafoka, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s new diversity adviser, works to help underrepresented populations. [Trib]

-> The Utah Senate approved a bill Monday that could prevent under-the-radar tax cuts like the one given to Rio Tinto Stadium. [Trib] [DNews]

-> Utah lawmakers worked to advance a bill Monday that would create a committee to oversee local government, school boards and executive branch agencies. [Trib] [DNews]

-> A bill that would increase penalties for hate crimes is at a standstill in the Utah Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee. [Trib]

-> The Utah Senate Education Committee endorsed a bill Monday that would increase funding for school districts that struggle to get adequate financing from local taxes. [Trib]

-> A Utah bill seeking money to fund home visits by schoolteachers is facing opposition due to concerns about government overreach. [Trib]

-> The Utah House Education Committee approved a bill Monday that would remove the requirement for charter schools to get approval from the state school board. [Trib]

-> State Rep. Michael McKell, R-Spanish Fork, is pushing for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to sue prescription drug manufacturers for the opioid crisis. [Trib]

-> The Utah House voted down a bill Monday that would punish people who witness a crime and do nothing to help the victim. [Trib] [DNews] [KUTV] [Fox13]

-> State Rep. Mike Noel wants to sue California for its policy that penalizes coal purchased from Utah because of how much carbon dioxide it emits. [Trib]

-> The Utah House Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee approved a resolution Monday that would replace the statue of TV inventor Philo T. Farnsworth in the U.S. Capitol with a statue of Martha Hughes Cannon, the first female state senator in Utah and the U.S. [Trib] [DNews] [Fox13]

-> Several Utah cities have said they would like to provide a home for the Farnsworth statue if the Cannon statue takes its place in Washington, D.C.’s National Statuary Hall collection. [Trib]

-> The Utah Senate Transportation Committee endorsed a bill Monday that would make “no parking” signs more visible to prevent people from getting their cars towed. [Trib]

-> Playing off “The Lorax,” Pat Bagley suggests lawmakers need to take action on pollution. [Trib]

Nationally: President Donald Trump sent Congress his $4.4 trillion budget blueprint Monday, which includes increased military spending and cuts to domestic programs. This budget would add $7 trillion to the federal deficit over the next decade. [NYTimes]

-> Vanessa Trump, wife of Donald Trump Jr., was taken to a New York City hospital Monday after opening an envelope that contained white powder. Authorities later said the substance wasn’t dangerous. [WaPost]

-> Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, unveiled their official portraits Monday. [WaPost]

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— Courtney Tanner and Madalyn Gunnell