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Economic gardening arrives in Utah

Economic gardening – an entrepreneur-centered approach to economic development – has arrived in Utah and could lead to hundreds or thousands of new home-grown jobs. The National Center for Economic Gardening (NCEG), an affiliate of the Edward Lowe Foundation, has … Continue reading

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Economic gardening could sprout with help from new task force

Governor Gary Herbert has signed HB 28, a bill that will form an Economic Development Task Force to find ways to improve Utah’s economy. Economic gardening is one topic that the new task force may address. Watch this video to … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Video: Gov. Herbert on private sector job creation

  On Wednesday evening, Governor Gary Herbert delivered his 2012 State of the State address. Watch the report below to find out what part of his speech impressed us most. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-BjQWHC_A0

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Sutherland’s daily updates from the Hill begin

  During the 2012 legislative session, Sutherland Institute will provide insight and analysis of votes, meetings, debates, legislation and policy from a conservative perspective. The goal is to provide our readers with in-depth coverage of issues vital to them that … Continue reading

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To grow Utah’s economy, start at home

  We have been critical of many of the state’s economic development programs designed to lure large corporations to Utah. For example, see here and here. But any legitimate critique of policy should be accompanied by a reasonable alternative. Today, … Continue reading

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GOED board meeting: 2 new subsidies, bratwurst and ‘economic gardening’

At this month’s meeting for the Board of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), the board approved two new corporate tax subsidies and discussed efforts to grow businesses in rural Utah through an approach called “economic gardening.” The … Continue reading

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