News: July 2016

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.


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