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Lawmakers should take seriously the imperative of de-cluttering the tax code. If such an overhaul could make our tax code fairer, simpler and less prescriptive in terms of how and where people spend their money...
We should hope for economic success in China because just as China benefits from a flourishing U.S., the United States certainly benefits from a flourishing China.
To most effectively grow sustainable, productive jobs, public policies must incentivize hard work, education and sacrifice while augmenting competition.
One key industry in the U.S. employs one of every 18 people in the country.
Think back to October. Traditionally, this is a month marked by Halloween costumes and plastic jack-o-lanterns lining store aisles.
One of the most difficult challenges for virtually any leader is effectively understanding and fulfilling his/her role. When individuals overstep their role, no matter how well-intentioned, there are frequently...
As we encounter a range of diverse challenges in our state and country, the value of education can't be overstated. Economically and socially, education is the key to the future vitality of Utah and the nation.
Today's column is uniquely personal for me. When my wife, Maureen, and I first met, she had recently returned to the workforce in order to save money to later return to college. Shortly after we married, we mad...
The recently published results of a robust Dan Jones & Associates poll demonstrate in very clear terms the importance of college education in Utah.
The recent financial crisis has policy wonks arguing about solutions to the challenges our country faces. However, very few informed individuals disagree with one long-term solution to our economic situation: i...