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Utah #1 “The Best States to Repay Student Loans”

September 16 2014 - 8:59 am
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The Beehive State tops the list in this year’s rankings, due in part to its overall employment and student loan conditions. Utah has one of the highest average incomes nationally, low unemployment rates, and the cost-of-living is below the national average. Only half of the population carries any student debt, and Utah ranks in the…


UNL economists rank states by entrepreneurship activity

September 15 2014 - 11:51 am
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Utah in the top 10.


Utah 5th Lowest “Adult Obesity in the United States”

September 15 2014 - 11:47 am
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According to the most recent data, two states have adult obesity rates above 35 percent, 20 states have rates at or above 30 percent, 43 states have rates at or above 25 percent and every state is above 20 percent. Mississippi and West Virginia have the highest rates of obesity at 35.1 percent, while Colorado…


Utah Receives “A” Grade in Government Technology Survey

September 04 2014 - 1:56 pm
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The Center for Digital Government announced today the state of Utah again topped the Digital States Survey. Conducted every two years, the Survey is the most comprehensive review of best practices, policies, and progress made by state governments in their use of digital technologies to serve residents and streamline operations.


Akamai’s State of the Internet 2014 Report

August 22 2014 - 2:35 pm
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Utah 8th in the nation, 2nd in the west


Utah lands 85 spots on Inc. 5,000, total revenues top $2.9B

August 20 2014 - 2:32 pm
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Utah companies landed 85 spots on the annual Inc. 5,000 list with total revenues topping $2.9 billion. The Inc. 5,000 measures the fastest growing private companies over the past three years.


Utah gymnasts boast nation’s highest GPA

August 19 2014 - 2:43 pm
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Utah’s gymnastics team not only is one of the best in the country, but the smartest too. The Utes boasted a GPA of 3.78827, the highest GPA of any collegiate gymnastics team in the country it was announced on Tuesday.


Utah Small Business Friendliness

August 11 2014 - 2:36 pm
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“After a two-month survey of thousands of small business owners nationwide, Utah has emerged as the top state for business friendliness once again,” says Jon Lieber, Chief Economist of Thumbtack. “Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and for small businesses looking for an educated workforce…


BUSINESS FACILITIES 2014 STATE RANKINGS

August 01 2014 - 1:42 pm
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Top 10 States for Best Business Climate 1. Louisiana 2. Utah 3. Texas 4. Tennessee 5. Indiana 6. Florida 7. Georgia 8. South carolina 9. Nebraska 10. Alabama With mega-incentives for big-ticket projects and low business taxes, Utah, BF’s No. 2 state for Best Business Climate, has succeeded in convincing tech giants including Adobe and…


Utah Transit Authority Named Transit System of the Year

July 02 2014 - 11:24 am
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The Utah Transit Authority Was recently honored as the 2014 Outstanding Public Transportation System by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the international organization representing the transit industry in the United States and Canada.