31 08, 2018

Utah’s First Set of Proposed Rules for Medical Marijuana Regulates Production and Distribution of Industrial Hemp

By |2018-09-11T14:38:52+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Paighten Harkins in The Salt Lake Tribune on August 31, 2018 The first set of draft rules for how the state would govern medical marijuana cultivation and distribution in Utah for terminally ill patients was inadvertently released Friday, outlining how the state would regulate the production, labeling and sale of industrial hemp. [...]

31 08, 2018

Iron, Kane, and Washington Counties Receive Intergenerational Poverty Grants

By |2018-09-14T14:01:43+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by The Independent on August 31, 2018 Eight counties received funding to support local efforts as part of the Intergenerational Poverty Implementation Program Grant The Department of Workforce Services announced Aug. 30 that eight counties received a total of $900,000 in funding to support plans addressing intergenerational poverty in their local communities. The [...]

31 08, 2018

5 Ways Companies Are Leveraging Big Data

By |2018-09-14T13:58:26+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jacob Andra in Utah Business on August 31, 2018 “Big data is a bit of a buzzword,” says Ryan Barrett. “People in data science can use it to scare off those that aren’t.” As the Director of Credit Risk & Data Science at Sandy-based fintech firm Acima Credit, he works with data [...]

31 08, 2018

Pluralsight Introduces a Fast and Accurate Way to Assess Expertise in Technology Roles

By |2018-09-14T13:55:38+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on August 31, 2018 Silicon Slopes–Pluralsight Inc. (Nasdaq: PS), the enterprise technology learning platform, today at Pluralsight LIVE 2018 unveiled Role IQ, an efficient and clear way to determine a technology professional’s expertise level. Role IQ gives CIOs and CTOs the ability to replace manual benchmarking and outdated staffing strategies [...]

31 08, 2018

UBR: August 27-31

By |2018-08-27T13:31:21+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

August 27, 2018 Inc. recently published an article entitled "35 Fast Growing Cities with the Most Job Opportunities." The list comprised of up-and-coming cities with strong, growing business scenes. Each city was scored on a scale of 100 in three categories: People and housing Workforce and employment opportunities Growing industry Three Utah cities made it [...]

30 08, 2018

3 Utah Airports Receive $9.6M in FAA Grants

By |2018-09-14T14:59:05+00:00August 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Deseret News on August 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Three airports in Utah have been awarded $9.6 million in the fourth allotment of Federal Aviation Administration infrastructure grants announced this week by Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. The grants are part of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program funding being distributed [...]

30 08, 2018

These Two Utah Cities are Among the Most-Stressed in the Country

By |2018-09-14T14:56:41+00:00August 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Herb Scribner in Deseret News on August 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Two Utah cities ranked among the most-stressed cities in the country, though their spots on the list were low compared to several others. West Valley City finished at the No. 70 spot, ranking ahead of Louisville, Kentucky, and just below [...]

30 08, 2018

Pluralsight One Advances Access to Computer Science Education by Partnering with Code.org and CSTA

By |2018-09-14T14:47:51+00:00August 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on August 30, 2018 Silicon Slopes–Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the enterprise technology learning platform, today announced that the company’s social enterprise Pluralsight One has formed new partnerships with Code.org and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA). These partnerships support Pluralsight One’s mission to democratize technology skills in education with an [...]

30 08, 2018

Herbert Says It’s time for Utah to Have a Workable Medical Marijuana Law

By |2018-09-14T14:44:54+00:00August 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Bob Bernick in Utah Policy on August 30, 2018 Whether Prop 2 – the medical marijuana initiative on November’s ballot – passes or fails, Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday that he and the Utah Legislature would pass a workable medical marijuana bill that guarantees access to the drug for tens of thousands [...]

30 08, 2018

Utah is One of the Best States for Retirement. Here’s Where it Ranks

By |2018-09-14T14:42:36+00:00August 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Herb Scribner in Deseret News on August 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah residents in search of a solid retired life don’t need to look far. A new report from Bankrate.com analyzed a number of metrics such as cost of living, tax burden, weather, crime and health care, among other factors. South [...]