Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for April 2019 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 48,600 jobs to the economy since April 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,555,400. March’s year-over job growth rate of 3 percent was revised up to 3.1 percent, according to a statement from Utah Department of Workforce Services.
Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes joined 44 states announcing a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers alleging a broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, as well as reduce competition for more than 100 different generic drugs, according to a statement from Reyes’ office.
Utah State Treasurer David Damschen has announced that the Utah Unclaimed Property Division received more than $54.8 million in lost property at the end of 2018. This property comes from sources such as dormant bank accounts, un-cashed checks, safe deposit box contents and unpaid insurance benefits.
The average teacher salary in Utah’s public schools is about $47,600, roughly $13,000 less than the national average of about $60,500, according to a report compiled by the Utah Foundation that was released Wednesday, April 10.
After attempting to get his bill to the floor of the Utah House of Representatives, Rep. Mike McKell (R-Spanish Fork) was jeered by his colleagues in the Utah Legislature who were opposed to his bill, H.B. 320, which would have preempted local bans on the use of plastic bags in Park City and Moab.
When I moved to Castleton 45 years ago, there were only two telephone lines in the entire Castle Valley area. Each line served as many as five households. We each had a unique ring pattern. Back then, those party lines were adequate since there were fewer than ten residences in Castle Valley and Castleton combined. There were no personal computers. There was no internet.
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for January 2019 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 47,600 jobs to the economy since January 2018, according to a statement from the Utah Department of Workforce Services.