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Utah unemployment rate hits five-year low

Utah's unemployment rate in January hit a five-year low, falling to 3.9 percent, according to the state Department of Workforce Services. Utah’s nonfarm payroll... Read more »

March 9, 2014


With caucus compromise, Utah will enter new political terrain

This week's political compromise will bring changes to Utah politics. Count My Vote gave up its effort to kill the caucus system. Defenders of caucuses dropped their... Read more »

March 8, 2014


Count My Vote: Exploring the impact of compromise legislation

If the political parties adopt the reforms in the “compromise legislation” — approved by Count My Vote and passed by the Legislature — the... Read more »

March 9, 2014

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Endangered Species Act lost sight of its mission

A report from the Endangered Species Act Congressional Working Group found the ESA has produced an “unacceptable” recovery rate of 2 percent, and less than... Read more »

March 7, 2014


Utah A.G. John Swallow resigns, citing toll on family, finances

Utah Attorney General John Swallow announced his resignation Thursday after 10 months of intense public scrutiny that started with an indicted businessman's accusation... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2013


Hospital association supports Medicaid expansion for low-income Utahns

As the governor and state Legislature continue to mull over the decision to expand Medicaid in Utah, the Utah Hospital Association has come out with a position to do... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013


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