Utah Economy

Alcohol shortages put the brakes on upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays

Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer said many establishments are reluctant to pass higher prices on to their consumers. Liquor suppliers across the United States are warning customers that their favorite spirits may not be readily available as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, highlighting several supply chain issues causing empty spaces on …

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Fourth direct update of the stimulus control: Build Back Better vote, COLA 2022 benefits, Medicare, Child Tax Credit …

President Biden despite two major legislative wins so far, he’s been hurting in the polls lately. David Brooks, opinion columnist for the New York Times, writes that “If presidencies were judged on short-term popularity, Biden’s effort would look pretty bad. But it’s a terrible measure.” Brooks argues that the US …

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Ogden home to 10 food desserts, new board is forming to tackle the problem

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) In 2019, the Center for Disease Control awarded a grant to United Way of Northern Utah and the Ogden Civil Action Network to assess different needs in Weber County. It took about two years to complete. One of the biggest findings of the assessment was that 11 …

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Don’t think stories about higher education aren’t worth it

More and more across the country, there is a growing feeling that a college education is not worth the time or the money. These opinions persist even though data repeatedly shows us that increased education leads to increased income over a person’s lifetime, and this is just one of the …

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Utah Podium Secures $ 201 Million in New Funding as Its Valuation Exceeds $ 3 Billion

Utah’s customer communications and payments platform, Podium, hit another benchmark on Monday, announcing a new funding round of $ 201 million and a market valuation north of $ 3 billion. Podium co-founder and CEO Eric Rea said his company is well positioned to continue to grow its customer base, which …

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Utah tourism officials delighted with return of international travelers

According to Vicki Varela, executive director of the Utah Tourism Board, tourism revenues in Utah in 2020 are down 30% and the lack of international visitors is one of the main reasons. Monday, United States travel restrictions have been lifted for all countries and now fully vaccinated travelers can enter …

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Utah politics inundated with resignations and intrigue | Opinion

Pignanelli & Webb: The past few days have produced a hot potpourri of new policies, in particular changes in political leadership. Here are the people, issues, and events that spice up Utah politics. Francois Gibson. “A resignation is a serious act; never executed by an upright man without foresight or …

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After major losses, Donna Brazile warns of Democratic “disaster” in Utah speech

Her sleep shattered by the previous day’s election defeats, famed Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile told employees at award-winning Utah workplaces she was encouraged to see service dogs in the lobby. “I need a best friend right now,” Brazile joked in his opening speech at the Little America Hotel in …

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Utah adds most construction jobs since pandemic: CEG

Association officials continued to urge the Biden administration to remove tariffs on a host of key building materials, including steel and aluminum, and do more to ease bottlenecks in the city. shipment that cripple many parts of the distribution network. Only 14 states and the District of Columbia created construction …

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