Monthly Archive:: July 2011

Nearly 24,000 Jobs Added in Utah Over Past Year

The number of jobs in Utah has gone up two percent over the last year, according to new figures released by the

Web Merchants Fight States Efforts to Tax Out-of-State Purchases

A war is raging over whether states can force out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases made by their residents. For

Huntsman Gets New Campaign Manager

He’s not the first GOP candidate this has happeed to, and he likely won’t be the last, but former Utah Governor Jon

Lee: No Real “Gang of Six” Plan on the Table Right Now

Although the bipartisan “Gang of Six” proposal has been getting a lot of attention in Congress, Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee says

South Salt Lake Seeks Support for Civic Center

This November, South Salt Lake voters will have a choice: should they pay higher taxes to purchase the old Granite High School

Legislators Pass Balanced Budget Resolution

State lawmakers sent a clear message to Washington in a special session Wednesday: Utah supports a balanced budget amendment to the U.S.

HB 116 Opponents Want Repeal by End of September

A group of activists and state lawmakers rallied Wednesday afternoon during a special session of the legislature in support of repealing the

Lawmakers Debate Direct School Board Elections in Interim Committee

Utah lawmakers once again dove into the controversial discussion of reverting back to direct school board elections in a legislative committee this

DABC Leader Asked If He Misled Commission

Wednesday was not a good day to be the head of Utah’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Director Dennis Kellen was grilled

Prison Relocation Advisory Commission Tweaked

In March, the Utah legislature approved the creation of an advisory commission to study proposals to relocate the Utah State Prison away