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Utah, Being Number One Is a Bad Thing

Utah’s landscape is among the most iconic in the country. We boast having three of the top 10 ski resorts in North America. Utah was awarded the best state for business and careers by Forbes three straight years in a row and is one of the few states maintaining a AAA rating. The Beehive State […]

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Cost of Doing Nothing On Immigration Reform

The stonewalling on immigration exemplifies the political dysfunction and grandstanding in Washington that is tying our government up in knots. In June 2013, the U.S. Senate passed SB 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, a comprehensive bill reforming the immigration system. The bill passed 68 to 32 with Sen. Orrin Hatch […]

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Utah’s Unequal Paychecks

We Utahns are proud of our economic growth, and rightly so. Nationally we rank as the “Best State for Business and Careers” by Forbes Magazine, three years running; the Kauffman Foundation acknowledges Utah number one for “Economic Dynamism,” Pollina Corporate lists Utah as the top pro-business state, and the US Chamber of Enterprising States ranks […]

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Real Women Run. It is Time to Enter the Race.

While Colorado leads the nation with 41% of that state’s 100-seat legislature comprised of women, Utah’s state legislature has only 18 women elected to its 104 seats, and nationally ranks near the bottom at 43rd with 17%. An anomaly among western states, Utah is bucking the trend of female leadership in the political process. The […]

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