Utah’s economic hot streak continues. New numbers released today by the Dept. of Workforce Services show the state’s unemployment rate dropped while job growth continues at a pace above the historical average. Watch this news report!
Utah retained its ranking as the best state for overall economic competitiveness, according to a recently released report from the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. This overall ranking comes from two primary analyses. First, an evaluation of each state’s historic economic performance was conducted. Second, an economic outlook was formulated for each state.
The American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual “Rich States, Poor States” report, presented Thursday during the Utah Taxpayers Association’s 2013 Utah Taxes Now Conference, puts the Beehive State at the top of the list of states based on a range of measures.