Understanding the Utah Interim Session
In the realm of legislative processes, the Utah Interim Session plays a pivotal role in shaping policies and advancing important discussions before the start of a new legislative session.
Government Overreach and Housing Affordability in Resort Towns
This article was authored by research intern Mitchell McCabe. Utah is known for its beautiful snow and thriving skiing industry, but behind the picturesque winter wonderland, a significant problem persists: a lack of affordable...
Tax Increases on the Ballot — What Happened and Why They Matter
In addition to the federal, state, and county elections that took place last November, many voters in Utah voted on various ballot propositions. Spoiler alert — most taxes are increasing.
Relaxing Occupational Licensing Laws: A Less Controversial Solution to Labor Shortages
It is clear that the deregulation of laws dictating who can gain employment in various jobs is needed to combat labor shortages. The best place to start this deregulation should come from a reexamination of licensing laws.
Let’s Eliminate Record-Based Rejection for Ex-Offenders in Utah
A conviction in one’s past should not be a nearly insurmountable roadblock to a prosperous future.
Occupational Licensing Reform: A Solution to Retention and Attraction of Qualified Judges in Utah
While pay raises may provide a short-term solution, it may not address the root cause of the problem.