Utah exceeds averages on the Utah Foundation’s Social Capital Series — but there are a few areas where Utah falls short
Rising inflation, unaffordable housing, high interest rates. The American dream feels out of reach for many.
Challenges remain in education and home affordability.
Families need to spend more time with family meals, and less time on smart phones and computers.
That Utah should perform so poorly on this metric while thriving on other measures of association is a paradox that invites further exploration
America has looked like this before. It was during the Gilded Age, the age of the robber barons and hyper individuality.
People in the state are showing up in the public forum and possibly making gains on the voting front. But they have room for improvement in exercising their rights, duties and privileges as citizens.
Utahns rank air quality as a top concern. By working on that, the state could do more than its share for climate change.
Health care costs and accessibility has been a top-five issue in every survey — and the No. 1 priority in both 2016 and 2020.
Under a “road usage charge” system, drivers pay for roads based on how many miles they drive, rather than how much gas they consume.
COVID-19 sparked a remote work revolution, and that could have a profound influence on Utah’s traffic and air quality.
Voters can choose to march to the drum of political tribalism, or to build on a foundation of truth.
A new report from Utah Foundation finds a major gap in representation in civil legal cases in Utah. As COVID-19 continues to take an economic toll on Utah families, lower-income households will continue to suffer.
Though ranking last may induce shame, the real issue is not how much we spend on schools. Rather, it’s how well the schools perform.