Gary Herbert

New lending rules will suppress homebuying

The United States should be enjoying a major resurgence in home building and buying ... However, the nation’s bankers believe new mortgage rules promulgated by... Read more »

May 1, 2014


Gov. Gary Herbert slammed for wild horse comments

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is under fire for comments he made to reporters last week on the management of wild horses, including saying a Utah-based approach would include... Read more »

April 29, 2014


Accountability for schools requires quantitative measures of success

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... Read more »

April 29, 2014


Why are some big controversies a non-issue in election year?

Big controversies sometimes capture the attention of the public but, to everyone’s surprise, fizzle as election year issues. As Utah politics exits the... Read more »

April 27, 2014

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Stand up for your liberties

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a cheering crowd of fellow Republicans Friday that the country can be turned around if they stand up for their liberties against what he... Read more »

April 25, 2014


Salt Lake City and Utah need to continue to make progress on air quality

In many respects, Salt Lake City sits in an enviable position vis-À-vis other cities around the country, with low unemployment, a well-educated workforce and a... Read more »

April 26, 2014


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