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Kathleen Anderson Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Utah (district 4), Kathleen Anderson, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Inbound cigarette smuggling rate in Utah estimated at 22.1%

The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Utah is 22.1 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Utah ranks best in new economic outlook analysis

Utah finished first in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

Utah ranks 12th best on corporate tax study

Utah finished 12th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Burgess Owens Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Utah (district 4), Burgess Owens, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Utah among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Utah was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

Utah job growth this year projected at 2%

Job growth in Utah is expected to reach 2 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 3 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Utah has adequate funds to weather moderate recession

Utah would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

Utah ranks ninth in annual tax climate ranking

Utah finished ninth in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

College football coach is highest-paid public employee in Utah

Kyle Whittingham, head football coach at the University of Utah, earned $3.8 million in 2018, making Whittingham the highest-paid public employee in Utah last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in Utah to reach $7.7 million in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for Utah arts agencies are projected to reach $7.7 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $2.44 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

Utah levies a total tax on lodging of 5%

Hotel room bills in Utah tack on a total state lodging tax of 5 percent, the 36th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

No counties in Utah are now 2nd Amendment sanctuaries

No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.

1,729 borrowers in Utah filed for student loan forgiveness in 2nd quarter

Borrowers in Utah who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 1,729, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.

$290.3 million in federal research dollars flowed to Utah in FY 2018

Federal agency research dollars going to Utah totaled $290.3 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.

Utah received nearly $12.4 million in public broadcasting funds last year

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $12,382,110 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Utah, the 11th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.

McAdams won't define position on upcoming impeachment vote

Rep. Ben McAdams (D-Utah) did not respond to requests for comment from the Utah Business Daily regarding the upcoming vote by the U.S. House of Representatives on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

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