Article written by Thomas J. Donohue originally published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday, April 13, 2015. Read more: https://www.uschamber.com/blog/tell-truth-regulations?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Wallpost&utm_campaign=Status "Most savvy consumers are wary of being upsold. If salespeople insist that the high-end model is absolutely necessary, they must be ready to prove that the benefits of the product justify the costs [...]
Smart regulation has an important role in our economy, creating a level playing field for business while protecting public safety and the environment. A modern, balanced, transparent regulatory system gives businesses the confidence they need to hire, invest and innovate. As Utah’s business leader, we support regulations that encourage capital investment, remove uncertainty, improve [...]
Article by Gary Shapiro originally published by The Washington Post on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2015/04/15/heres-which-states-are-most-innovative-in-america/?postshare=3541429114435182 "What makes a state a champion of innovation? Is it the size of its tech workforce, the speed of its broadband connectivity, its willingness to protect and foster new business models? What is the essential mix of state-level [...]
In January of 2014 Roy Cone Administrators presented a plan to their community partners. A plan to prepare a multitude of diverse students for success in a world in which many of the jobs they will be holding haven’t yet been created. Standing up for our kids and community, they boldly asserted: we are one [...]
Article by Roger Tsai originally published by Holland & Hart on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Read more: http://www.hollandhart.com/h1b-applications-hit-record/ "Nearly 233,000 H-1B applications were filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the first week of April. With only 85,000 H-1B visas available, nearly two-thirds of all applications will be rejected."
Previously published by The Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Read more: http://business.utah.gov/news/local-organizations-partner-to-form-mountain-west-unmanned-systems-alliance/ "Rocky Mountain Unmanned Systems, in cooperation with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Utah Valley University and the Utah Film Commission, have united to form the Mountain West Unmanned Systems Alliance (MWUSA). The organization’s main goal is to establish [...]
Utah’s business leaders express sincere appreciation for the work of the State Legislature. These forward-thinking policymakers demonstrated strong leadership by tackling a myriad of difficult issues, including education, transportation and water. This year’s decisions will ensure that Utah remains competitive in the nation’s economy by strategically investing in a talented workforce and in excellent [...]