Utah Economy

US, China agree to urgently cooperate on climate crisis

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to tackle climate change urgently, just days before President Joe Biden is hosting a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The deal was struck by US special climate …

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Amazon will occupy a warehouse under construction in Marriott-Slaterville, employing “hundreds” | Business

MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE – Amazon will occupy the new warehouse that is taking shape at Marriott-Slaterville, using it as a last mile delivery center for Weber County residents receiving merchandise through the online retailer. Work is underway at the site at the northeast corner of 400 North and Interstate 15, and officials …

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Opinion: The good and bad news about Utah’s infrastructure

The next time you’re driving on 300 West in Salt Lake City and risk causing a three-car crowd by swerving to avoid a pothole, take heart to the good news. Utah (tied with Georgia) received the country’s highest rating for its infrastructure. The bad news is, it’s a C +. …

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Salt Lake economy firing on all pistons

SALT LAKE CITY – Again, when it comes to the strong muscles of its economy, Salt Lake City exceeds its weight compared to other American cities. Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller joined Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson on Friday to break down a new Wall Street Journal …

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Dwyane Wade Joins Utah Jazz Ownership Group

SALT LAKE CITY – Dwyane Wade is an NBA owner. The Utah Jazz announced on Friday that the 13-time NBA all-star will join the youngest group of owners in the league. The group is led by tech entrepreneur Ryan Smith, who, along with his wife, Ashley, acquired a controlling stake …

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Washington Co. School District Joins Campaign to Prevent Suicide in Utah

WASATCH, Utah (ABC4) – This month, the Wasatch County School District is partnering with Live On in hopes of raising awareness about suicide prevention. To further advocate, the district will host various events that will be available to the entire Utah community. Research shows that the potential mental health effects …

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Why are the jobs not filled with so many unemployed people in the Utah economy?

Despite a record number of claims for Utahn unemployment benefits each week, some companies are struggling to find workers to fill the vacancies. Vernon Hanssen, CEO and co-owner of Gourmandise, a gourmet bakery and café based in Salt Lake City, said finding candidates for hire in the food and restaurant …

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Rep. Chris Stewart: Democratic ‘COVID-19 relief’ won’t let Utah cut taxes

With the signing of the Democrats’ $ 1.9 trillion expansive COVID-19 relief bill, they did something they couldn’t achieve on Election Day: control all 50 state legislatures. Placing these legislatures under the direct control of Congress violates the Supreme Court’s anti-requisition doctrine. But they did it anyway. For Utah, where …

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The stage is set for Romney to act on climate change

My future and that of the planet depend on it. (Screenshot via Grabien) Senator Mitt Romney appears on “Meet the Press” on December 20, 2020. By Aarushi Verma | Special at The Tribune | April 16, 2021, 4:30 p.m. Our growing clean energy economy – like much of the global …

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Utah tax collections jumped by more than $ 1.5 billion, with billions more in federal spending going to the state

Utah lawmakers plan special session in May to distribute billions of dollars in federal coronavirus aid (Rick Bowmer | AP) Republican Mike Schultz at the Utah State Capitol in February 2020. A special session is scheduled for May 2021 to distribute additional income to taxpayers. | April 16, 2021 at …

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