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Solutions to Our Homelessness Crisis

Solutions to Our Homelessness Crisis
May 7, 2021

Utah spends approximately $100 million on homelessness services each year. Unfortunately, our unsheltered population has been growing. To learn why this is the case and discuss what we can do about it, Prosperity Utah hosted “Solutions to our Homelessness Crisis.” We heard from Dave Kelly, Chairman of the Pioneer Park Coalition, and Dr. Robert Mulbut,…

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The Minimum Wage Won’t Help Those in Poverty

The Minimum Wage Won’t Help Those in Poverty
March 25, 2021

By Jason O’Day   In the early 1980s, Ronald Reagan advocated abolishing the minimum wage for teenagers to provide them a better shot at entry level jobs. The goal was admirable, but it would be unfair to pay teens less for doing the same things as equally low skilled adult coworkers. Yet, Reagan was onto…

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The Tale of Three Cities

The Tale of Three Cities
February 12, 2021

By Zach Schofield Fast rising prices and increasing in-affordability continue to characterize the housing market along the Wasatch Front. The root cause of this problem is that the stock of new houses being built isn’t able to keep pace with Utah’s fast growing population. Supply is not able to keep up with demand. With too…

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