Tweets of the day: #utleg, Utah’s tech sector, utility scams and the job market

Today’s tweets cover Confucius Institutes, school board elections, the tech sector needs women, the Utah Department of Commerce warns against utility scams and the Utah job market.


A House resolution calling on Utah universities to close Confucius Institutes due to security concerns passes almost unanimously.

The bill that would let 16 and 17-year-olds vote for school board members is killed in the House by a 201 margin.

Cyndi Tetro, co-founder and president of Women Tech Council, says more women are needed in tech

Utah’s Commerce Department warns against utility scams

Utah’s job market contracted 0.5% over the last year.

The largest losses continue to come in heavily female-centric industries