The nomination of an ambassador for international religious freedom couldn't have come at a better time.
When it comes to questions of whether to raise the federal minimum wage, it may not be popular to stick to facts that indicate a mandated pay increase would hurt the economy. Unfortunately,... Read more »
In our opinion: Progress from conservatives, state officials, Obama administration bodes well for immigration reform
President Obama said that immigration “would lower our deficits; it would grow our economy; it would bring in some of the most skilled people around the world. We want them to continue to... Read more »
In our opinion: Restoring Wire Act to original purpose would help protect states from Internet gambling
In March, Rep. Jason Chaffetz introduced the bipartisan Restoration of America’s Wire Act to clarify the intent of the Wire Act and restore its original interpretation. A companion bill has... Read more »
The key question in the debate over the definition of marriage is about who shall decide. Will it be the people, through democratic processes? Or will it be by a federal district court judge? The... Read more »
The rate of borrowing to pay for a college education has steadily increased over the last two decades. Some alternatives are worthy of serious consideration, including nascent efforts to... Read more »
Today is the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's proclamation of the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day. It need not be a burden for each us to express love, gratitude and... Read more »
While grand solutions to federal land management issues are elusive, Utah has been successful at making small but significant steps toward resolutions. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert finalized such a... Read more »
In our opinion: Are you a mobile addict, checking your smartphone more than 60 times a day? It's potentially troubling
Nearly 3 percent of people who own a smartphone or mobile device use it more than 60 times a day to launch various applications, according to a new survey by Flurry Analytics. Smart people will... Read more »
The Obama administration has treated questions regarding the attack on the U.S. Embassy at Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012 with a lack of seriousness. We welcome the newly announced creation of... Read more »
Concern about income inequality and about rising percentage of children born outside of marriage are two problems facing our nation. A growing school of experts are beginning to argue convincingly... Read more »
“This budget is business-minded in its efficiencies and fiscally responsible," Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker said of his fiscal year 2015 budget. We applaud his important steps in... Read more »
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In our opinion: Allowing competition among accreditation boards is vital to promote innovation in higher education
Educational institutions in the United States have long relied on a peer-reviewed accreditation process to ensure the quality of the instruction students receive. But accreditors wield a tremendous... Read more »
Some think governments must combat hate speech. This is a mistake. Free speech not only is a check on the abuse of power, it is a safety valve on the pressure cooker of public thought. The right to... Read more »
When it comes to the influence of religion in everyday lives, Americans have among the world’s most positive feelings. Few things incite passions as deeply as do spiritual beliefs, and these... Read more »
President Obama said passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement in the Pacific Rim, “is going to be the right thing to do." We agree with him. We're just disappointed... Read more »
In our opinion: In celebrating Law Day 2014, we must recognize Congress' role in enforcing civil rights
May 1 is recognized in much of the world as International Workers Day, while in the United States, May Day is also known as “Law Day.” Congress’ oversight role provides it with... Read more »
Of the 18 Utah military personnel on active duty who died in 2013, at least 13 of them were the victims of suicide. Among military veterans living in Utah, the suicide rate is double that of the... Read more »
Rising graduation rates among public high school students is encouraging news. Whether or not a letter grade is appended to a school ranking system, we continue to need methods to hold individual... Read more »
Utah’s economy and population are growing. This growth can and is being managed smartly. Since the late 1990s, many of Utah’s leading minds have been planning and preparing for this... Read more »
The proposed new FDA rules on e-cigarettes would require manufacturers to register with the FDA so their ingredients can be reviewed. It would ban health claims without legitimate scientific... Read more »
Restoring public confidence in the attorney general’s office, which wields enormous prosecutorial power, ought to be of utmost concern. Read more »
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