1 12, 2018

Guest Opinion: The Business Solution for Gender Pay Equality

By |2018-12-03T15:23:22-07:00December 1st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek Miller and Pat Jones in Deseret News on December 1, 2018 Utah is a state of economic prosperity. We lead the nation in business opportunity, economic growth, employment rates and fiscal responsibility. While we are rightly proud of these accomplishments, Utah has one distinction for which we are not proud — [...]

28 11, 2018

Derek Miller: Fare Thee Well, Sen. Hatch

By |2018-12-03T16:11:55-07:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek Miller in Deseret News on November 28, 2018 When the 116th Congress convenes on Jan. 3, 2019, a pillar of the institution will be missing. After more than four decades, nearly a half century, Orrin Hatch will be absent from the hallowed halls of the world’s most powerful elected body. Sen. [...]

19 10, 2018

Utah’s Employment Summary: September 2018

By |2018-10-19T08:13:05-07:00October 19th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for September 2018 grew by an estimated 3.6 percent, adding 53,200 jobs to the economy since September 2017. Utah's current employment level registers 1,535,900. August's year-over job growth rate was revised upward two-tenths to 3.9 percent. September's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point [...]

7 10, 2018

Natalie Gochnour: Lessons Learned From Utah’s Mighty Five College Presidents

By |2018-10-10T15:29:59-07:00October 7th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in Deseret News on October 7, 2018 I spent last week in Washington, D.C., and witnessed the dumpster fire that is the Supreme Court confirmation process. As a U.S. citizen, Utahn and woman, I welcomed the chance to return to the Beehive State where civility still means something, and reasonable [...]

3 10, 2018

Utah Businesses Tentatively Optimistic After New NAFTA Revision

By |2018-10-11T15:11:27-07:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 3, 2018 On September 30th, the U.S., Canada and Mexico finalized a long-awaited trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Assuming it is approved by the legislatures in the three countries, the new deal—called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—will govern trade in North [...]

1 10, 2018

Trade Mission Renews Sister-State Relationship and Connects Utah Companies to Asia

By |2018-10-11T11:27:15-07:00October 1st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 1, 2018 Gov. Gary R. Herbert led a delegation of 20 Utah companies and six organizations on a trade mission to South Korea and Taiwan to boost trade and attract foreign investment to Utah. The Utah Governor’s Office, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and World Trade [...]

26 09, 2018

Derek Miller: What Can we Expect from Trump at the United Nations?

By |2018-09-28T11:44:15-07:00September 26th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek B. Miller in Deseret News on September 26, 2018 To compare Donald Trump at the United Nations to a bull in china shop would minimize the self-restraint of the bull. The president’s visit to this austere group last year gave us such memorable zingers as dubbing the North Korean dictator and [...]

29 08, 2018

Derek Miller: Utah Epitomizes the Big Power of Small Business

By |2018-09-14T15:01:47-07:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek B. Miller in Deseret News on August 29, 2018 Utah’s economy is one of the best in the nation. The state ranks number one in the United States for job growth and enjoys consistently low unemployment. Small business is at the heart of this success with over 277,000 small businesses making [...]

26 06, 2018

Downtown Alliance “2018 State of Downtown” Reports Released

By |2018-06-26T11:12:46-07:00June 26th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Status reports on commercial real estate, retail health and residential development Salt Lake City (June 26, 2018) – Downtown Alliance, CBRE and Salt Lake City hosted a “State of Downtown” media roundtable today, released two reports about the urban center. The State of Downtown Economic Benchmark Report offers a comprehensive analysis of downtown Salt Lake [...]