In 2022, Utah’s Personal Quality of Life Index stands at 76 out of a possible 100 points, lower than the first year of the Index in 2018, when the score stood at 82. The decrease from 2018 to 2022 was significant; Utahns’ sentiments about their personal quality of life have indeed declined. Why the decrease? Because all factors declined during the period. Health, spiritual peace and happiness declined the most. Financial security – even in … Continued
Monthly Archives: December 2022
Negative perceptions are hurting police staffing. How can we get young Americans to support police? “Andy Griffith Show” reruns. “Kojak” on prime time. “Columbo.” “Starsky & Hutch.” Once upon a time, you could turn on the TV and find that the cops were almost always good guys. Crockett and Tubbs occasionally discovered that an officer was involved with the drug trade, but the “Miami Vice” duo stayed above the fray and took the bad … Continued
New Utah Foundation President Asks Old One What He Learned In this edition of Utah Thrives, new Utah Foundation President Shawn Teigen sits down with departing President Peter Reichard to ask what Reichard learned about public policy in Utah since taking the helm during the summer of 2017.