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Research Weekly - Why Utah's Growing Unemployment Rate is a Good Thing

Unemployment is very often looked at as a negative. The health of our country’s economy is often associated with unemployment.  Naturally, the goal would be to decrease the unemployment in a state or county as much as possible.

Why Utah is Poised to be America's Next Tech and Creative Hub

It's one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in the country, with record amounts of venture capital flowing in, and is home to at least a half-dozen unicorns (companies valued at $1 billion or more) and plenty more "soonicorns" expected to hit that mark.

Utah’s Strong, Diverse Economy Needs More Qualified Workers

To repeat an overused cliché, Utah’s economic eggs aren’t all in one basket – and that’s a very good thing. Utah’s widely diverse economy is a major reason the state is enjoying strong job growth and economic prosperity, say Utah’s top economic development officials.

Office of Outdoor Recreation Opens Grant Program

SALT LAKE CITY (July 6, 2016) – The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation is accepting applications for the Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant, formerly the Utah Waypoint Grant.

Research Weekly - Brexit, How it Will Affect Utah

On June 23, 2016 Britain held a referendum to determine whether the country would remain a part of the European Union (EU), a collection of European counties who have entered into an economic and political union aimed at fostering cooperation between the countries for

New FAA Rules on Drone Use Could Help Local Businesses

SALT LAKE CITY — Local businesses Tuesday had generally positive responses to new federal regulations regarding the use of unmanned aircraft.

Industrial Supply Company Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

Industrial Supply Company is celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year. The company has a year-long series of events planned to mark the occasion and thank its customers in the mining, construction, aerospace, energy, utilities and manufacturing industries.

The Best of Zion National Park

In the 1860s, Mormon pioneers settled in what is now known as Zion National Park in southern Utah. When they arrived they thought it to be so beautiful, holy with its towering natural cathedrals made of rock, that they called it Zion, a nod to Little Zion found in scripture in the Bible’s Old Testament. To them, it was a sacred dwelling.

Utah Recognized as a Star in Foreign Investment Attraction

Most discussions about attracting foreign investment to Canada quickly focus on the size of incentives offered by governments and whether they are a good deal for taxpayers. But the reality is that incentives to companies are only one part of a larger strategy.

Powdr. Corp. Hopes to Create an Action-Sports Facility in Park City

The Snyderville Basin-based company Powdr. Corp. has resurrected its plans to expand Gorgoza Park with an indoor/outdoor action-sports facility: Woodward Park City.

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