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Jay Evensen: Will President Obama ever visit Utah? Do we even care?

With Idaho checked off the list, the president now is only three states shy of visiting all 50 while in office.

My view: Utah and the nation need a real plan for economic growth

Andy Koenig explains how Congress and the president should follow certain steps to help the country back to a sustainable economy. Read more »

6 hours ago

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My view: Moving the prison should be based on qualifications

The process of relocating the prison has been slow. I believe the Draper prison should be relocated, but there should be three qualifications. Read more »

7 hours ago

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My view: Healthy Utah Plan the right choice for Utah families

After years of study, two Medicaid expansion alternatives have been recommended to the Utah Legislature. But these alternatives don't solve Utah's coverage gap. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Susan Roylance: UN attempts to reform the world economies

The nations of the world gather to prepare the post-2015 agenda, including a "radical reform of our economies." Read more »

9 hours ago

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Richard Davis: Obama, Congress must negotiate to make higher education more affordable

If President Obama wants to improve education access rather than trumpet another talking point, he will have to compromise with a wary Republican Congress. Both sides have incentives to sit down... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Mike Lee: Tax reform shouldn't penalize single-worker families

If you've been following politics lately, you may notice the two political parties seem to have found some common ground. Almost everyone in Washington today is talking about the same thing:... Read more »

23 hours ago

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Derek B. Miller: Utah to benefit from international trade partnerships awaiting federal approval

Timely approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will provide the opportunity for the nation to follow Utah's lead by signaling to the world... Read more »

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Blueprint for a better future

It is our hope that many will take advantage of this opportunity to evoke change — particularly with the launch of the 2015 general legislative session. Read more »

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Linda Harless: School choice empowers families

National School Choice Week will be recognized the last week of January, celebrating the opportunity that families have to choose the best education option for them and their children. Read more »

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Robert J. Samuelson: Economy's Achilles' heel is that problems are worldwide

President Obama has declared the economic crisis over — and for the United States, maybe it seems that way. But most other countries, not so much. Their recoveries are faltering. Read more »

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Michael Gerson: Republicans find themselves in growing immigration minefield

The greatest hazard to Republican prospects with rising demographic groups came in the form of an argument rather than an epithet. Read more »

yesterday

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John Hoffmire: How has China moved toward economic reform?

National Edition

With the release of economic data from China, it is a good time to reflect on the basic direction of China’s reforms over the last 38 years. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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On Second Thought

A lighthearted look at news of the day. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Ron Clegg: Primary seat belt law will save lives

Over the past five years, 1,177 people died on Utah’s roads. Of all those people killed in crashes (excluding motorcycles, bicyclists and pedestrians) more than half (52 percent) were not... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Letter: Repeating past mistakes

Relocating the prison to Eagle Mountain will repeat mistakes of the past. Eagle Mountain is expected to grow 435 percent by the year 2050. The city anticipates a population of over 100,000 people within a 3-mile radius of the prison... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Drew Clark: What President Obama does well: Tinkering with technology

President Obama's technophile ways are generally seen as an afterthought. I believe Obama's perceptive use of technological tools is among our president's greatest strengths. Obama is willing to... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Kent Jones: Anticipating the forthcoming U.S.-Cuba trade boom

When the embargo with Cuba ends, it could result in a trading boom between the U.S. and one of its oldest allies. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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John Florez: Education is 'app' to change — will Utah follow?

Can you imagine students, with their parents, planning their educations with apps and taking their plans to school to help them become a reality? There is nothing more empowering than taking... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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A. Scott Anderson: Taking Utah into Top 10 states for education will take leadership, funding

We pride ourselves in being in the Top 10, or higher, in many areas of economic performance. Should we not also aspire to Top 10 status in education? This should be the Legislature’s top... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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My view: Utah Legislature needs to make changes about criminal justice reform

The Utah Legislature needs to spend time this legislative session on how to make changes with criminal justice reform. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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David Blankenhorn: Looking back at how today's 'sustainability' is really yesteryear's 'thrift'

National Edition

The American thrift movement of nearly a century ago had ideas that sound strikingly modern. Using resources wisely — what many call "sustainability" — was celebrated for decades each... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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My view: Utah needs legislation to clean up ‘smoggy day’ recesses

This legislative session, clean air advocates and citizens mean to change this dangerous bit of Utah law, thereby returning to the local population the power to craft air quality regulations... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Obama must make religious freedom a priority

National Edition

As France has seen, religious intolerance does not confine itself abroad. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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My view: Inmates deserve better mental health treatment

What we do care about is that Utah takes advantage of these once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to rethink the way the criminal justice system delivers treatment and support to offenders with... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: Revisiting the 1980s inflation purge

The premise of my book ("The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath") is that inflation's rise and fall are underrated events in post-World War II history. But it matters how high inflation was overcome. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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