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Unprecedented: 2021 general session

Unprecedented: 2021 general session

Unprecedented: 2021 general session Written by Stan Rasmussen  To suggest that the recently concluded 2021 general legislative session capped a remarkable year would be dramatic understatement. The contrast between Utah’s economy and fiscal condition today and...
The Mayflower Compact, 400 years young

The Mayflower Compact, 400 years young

The Mayflower Compact, 400 years young Written by Stan Rasmussen  November 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Compact – the seedling of self-government that became the forest of ordered liberty. As the first governing document of Plymouth...
Utah tax reform recommendations

Utah tax reform recommendations

Utah tax reform recommendations Written by Stan Rasmussen  As the 2019 general session concluded, Utah’s Legislature created the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force. Impetus for so doing is the need to address the imbalance in state revenue sources...
Tax reform? But I thought …

Tax reform? But I thought …

Tax reform? But I thought … Written by Stan Rasmussen  It’s not hard to understand that Utahns may be experiencing a bit of confusion, and for some a sense of whiplash, about the current focus on and potentially significant pending changes in the state’s tax...