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  • Lawmakers seek to grow rural economies

    Brice Wallace One of Gov. Spencer Cox’s priorities has been to boost economic opportunity in rural Utah. Now the legislative branch is doing its part to make it happen. A legislative interim committee recently advanced to the 2022 general session bills that would shift the priorities of the state tax credit incentive program toward rural Utah...
  • Just how low can you go? Utah's jobless rate drops to 2.2 percent

    Utah’s unemployment rate in October dropped to an all-time low, according to data released by the Department of Workforce Services (DWS). The reported 2.2 percent rate was down 0.2 percent from September’s 2.4 percent and means that 37,400 Utahns are not working. Meanwhile, the October national unemployment rate continued to decline, dropping...
  • Ski industry looking for a good year - but with some restrictions

    Brice Wallace Skis? Check. Warm clothing? Check. Ski pass? Check. However, for people venturing out to hit the slopes this winter, Ski Utah’s leader is suggesting they bring along a couple of other items: face masks and information. At the organization’s season preview news conference, Nathan Rafferty stressed that Utah’s ski resorts will have...


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