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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

25 04, 2018

Derek Miller: The Economics Lesson We Missed in ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

By |2018-08-07T11:57:52-07:00April 25th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek Miller in Deseret News on April 25, 2018 "In 1930 the Republican controlled House of Representatives, in an effort to alleviate the effects of … anyone? … anyone? … the Great Depression, passed the … anyone? … anyone? … the tariff bill … the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Bill, which … anyone? … [...]

28 03, 2018

Derek Miller: By 2020, Utah May be the Crossroads of the World

By |2018-07-12T12:51:32-07:00March 28th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek Miller in the Deseret News on March 28, 2018 Start making your 2020 New Year’s plans early. It is going to be a banner year for Utah — moving the state prison and corollary expansion of Silicon Slopes, opening the new Salt Lake City International Airport and (fingers crossed) breaking ground [...]

26 06, 2017

Health Secretary Tom Price pitches health care reform bill in Utah visit

By |2017-07-14T09:19:33-07:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Lockhart in the Deseret News on June 26, 2017. SANDY — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price made his pitch for the health care reform bill currently pending in the Senate Monday during a stop in Utah. Price also took questions from multiple business leaders about health care [...]

1 06, 2017

Natalie Gochnour: How to find happiness this summer

By |2017-07-14T10:03:42-07:00June 1st, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in the Deseret News on June 1, 2017. Summer begins this month, and I find it a good time to recharge my spirit and think about how to approach life. A summer reset helps me refocus my energies, recalibrate my expectations and recommit to a happy life. My mother gave [...]

7 05, 2017

Op-ed: Business leadership key to solving Utah’s water challenges

By |2017-07-14T10:21:08-07:00May 7th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lane Beattie and Jennifer M. Gerholdt in the Deseret News on May 7, 2017. Last year’s particularly wet winter coupled with reports that Utah’s drought is “over” may provide a false pretense that Utahns no longer need to worry about water conservation. The truth is, water remains a critical and complex issue [...]