Prosperity Utah Launches Healthcare Policy Center & Announces New Co-Chairman.

Prosperity Utah Launches Healthcare Policy Center & Announces New Co-Chairman.
August 31, 2020

Prosperity Utah is excited to announce the launch of our Healthcare Policy Center with the generous contribution of our new Co-Chairman Rich Linder. Rich serves as the Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Xenter MD. Prior to founding Xenter, Rich co-founded Connexions Medical, a privately owned company specializing in the development and manufacture of medical devices…

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COVID-19 reveals weaknesses in administrating health care

COVID-19 reveals weaknesses in administrating health care
August 31, 2020

Administrators don’t heal people, doctors do. And as we’ve recently seen on a grand tragic scale, health care inefficiency costs lives. It’s time we purge health care’s administrative state, in Ohio and across the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the U.S. health care system is largely inflexible, uncreative and sluggish under pressure. While the flaws…

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South Korea Proves We Don’t Have to Shut Down the Economy to Curb Coronavirus Transmission

South Korea Proves We Don’t Have to Shut Down the Economy to Curb Coronavirus Transmission
August 31, 2020

It seems the official plan to combat COVID-19 is to issue mandatory stay-at-home orders for hundreds of millions of Americans. Since California made the first declaration on March 19, 16 states have followed suit, issuing orders of their own. The logic is, if people are required to stay home except when they need to get…

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Guest opinion: Washington should follow Utah’s lead on immigration

Guest opinion: Washington should follow Utah’s lead on immigration
August 31, 2020

Utah Rep. John Curtis introduced a bill in November 2019 that he believes might be a breakthrough in the extremely polarized national immigration debate. Should the bill pass, states would be allowed to issue visas themselves, increasing the number of immigrants who can come to the U.S. and find work. Such pro-immigrant support has been…

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How Utah can be the best state for regulations

How Utah can be the best state for regulations
February 1, 2020

Idaho recently made headlines by becoming the “least regulated state in the country.” In an unprecedented effort led by Gov. Brad Little’s administration, the state eliminated over 1,800 pages of regulatory code last year.

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Amid Election Security Concerns, States Should Look To Blockchain

Amid Election Security Concerns, States Should Look To Blockchain
January 16, 2020

The Iowa primary is just around the corner, and concerns of election interference from the last presidential election still loom. Back in 2016, The Associated Press found that a majority of U.S. elections systems still use Windows 7 as an operating system, making them highly susceptible to bugs and errors. And last year, a Mississippi…

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4 Ways Utah Can Adopt Blockchain Technology

4 Ways Utah Can Adopt Blockchain Technology
October 27, 2019

During the 2019 legislative session, state Sen. Dan Hemmert, R-Orem, proposed a bill to create a task force to study how the state of Utah can adopt blockchain technology. The bill passed and just a few weeks ago the Interim Business and Labor Committee met with experts, technologists and thought leaders to learn what blockchain is and the potential benefits of this new technology in Utah.

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Prosperity Council Hosts “Utah’s Coming Blockchain Revolution” Event

Prosperity Council Hosts “Utah’s Coming Blockchain Revolution” Event
September 26, 2019

On September 26, 2019 Prosperity Council hosted “Utah’s Coming Blockchain Revolution,” an event designed to promote blockchain policy and its many benefits for the state of Utah. With nearly 100 attendees the event was a hit. Jonathan Johnson, CEO or Overstock.com & Medici Ventures, led a panel of experts including Utah County Clerk/Auditor, Ameila Powers…

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Medici’s Jonathan Johnson & Rep. Tyler Lindholm Presented “Freedom” Awards

Medici’s Jonathan Johnson & Rep. Tyler Lindholm Presented “Freedom” Awards
September 26, 2019

Prosperity Council successfully hosted “Utah’s Coming Blockchain Revolution,” an event aimed at educating policymakers on blockchain technology and its policy implications. Prosperity Council’s goal is to create the necessary regulatory framework for the blockchain industry to thrive in Utah. Contact Chris Harelson Email chris@prosperitycouncil.org Website prosperitycouncil.org Medici’s Jonathan Johnson & Rep. Tyler Lindholm Awarded “Freedom”…

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