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Monday, May 5, 2014
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Today At Utah Policy
|Preparing Utah's Workforce: The Case for STEM|
By Jon PierpontExecutive Director, Utah Department of Workforce ServicesWhile speaking at the annual Economic Development Summit this spring, Natalie Gochnour told Governor Gary R. Herbert he needed a new goal for Utah's economy. Far more than a simple applause line, this st...
|Presentations Invited for nanoUtah/COMS Conference|
The 2014 nanoUtah Conference and Exhibition, a regional nanotechnology conference hosted by the Nano Institute of Utah, will be held onMonday, Oct. 13at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. This year's event will coincide with the Commercialization of Micro and NanoSys...
|Lockhart Aims Barbs at Herbert|
Perhaps it is a generational thing, or just the unique personalities of our day, but it seems to me that there are a number of Utah legislators who really like each other Republicans and Democrats.Last night was the second annual comedy fest for Democratic Salt Lake County ...
|Winning the Political Game|
Friday Tip: How to Work With News ReportersEven in a day of social media and direct-to-consumer communications, the traditional news media have a big impact on politics. And dealing with news reporters is hard for many public officials. Politicians and reporters live in two ...
|Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report|
Outdoor Notes--Tribune:Hike of the week: Sage/Cottontail Loop at Dutch Hollow--Tribune: Utah wildlife officials: Want to shoot (and eat) crow?--Tribune:Heavily vandalized area of Arches National Park closed-- For the?latest wildlife news and information?and the?fishing repor...
|Checklist: Basic Elements of a Political Campaign|
With the primary election season underway, here's a reminder of basic campaign elements that candidates and campaign managers should be watching, not necessarily in order of importance.Issues research/positions, white papers. What do you stand for? What are the issues of mos...
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"The Republicans in Congress voted no on the minimum wage. Wow, that's not the Republicans I know. I think they're confused. We're supposed to apply the economic sanctions to the Russians." David Letterman Political Humor