Economy Archive

Intergenerational Poverty Data Shows Women and Children Hit Hardest

More than 51,000 children in Utah live in poverty. That’s according to recent data collected by the Department of Workforce Services in

McAdams Unveils Economic Development Plan

Salt Lake County Mayoral Candidate Ben McAdams announced his plan for economic development Tuesday morning to a crowd at South Salt Lake’s

Survey Shows Support for Outdoor Retailer to Stay in Salt Lake

A new survey shows that participants in the huge semi-annual Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City want it to stay

Neighborhood Bars Plan Still Up for Debate

The fate of Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s initiative to allow bars in more walkable neighborhood areas remains up in the

State Takes Closer Look At Child Poverty

A new study is tracking intergenerational poverty in Utah for the first time, and this morning, state lawmakers heard some of the

Utah Home Prices On the Rise

Home prices across the state have risen for the third straight month. Realtors say this shows a more balanced real-estate market, with

Politics Up Close: Automatic License Plate Readers/Congressional Candidate Donna McAleer

Today on the show, we looked at automatic license plate scanners with the ACLU of Utah and Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim

Population Could Stop Lake Powell Pipeline

New population projections released by Governor Gary Herbert’s office are showing slower growth than expected in Utah’s Washington County. KCPW’s Charlotte Duren

Matheson Reacts to State of the Union Address

President Obama’s State of the Union address last night touched on some themes that could please some of Utah’s elected officials

Leading Business Group Backs Statewide Nondiscrimination Law

Utah’s largest business association, the Salt Lake Chamber, is calling on Utahns to make “big decisions” as the 2012 legislative session begins