The Utah Foundation has invited candidates of the second Congressional District Special Election to speak with Thomas Young. In these interviews, Thomas asks questions relating to the Utah Foundation’s Utah Priorities Project and how these candidates hope to address the issues most important to Utah voters. In this edition of Utah Thrives, Thomas Young speaks with the Republican nominee, Celeste Maloy.
The Utah Foundation has invited each of the Republican primary candidates for Utah’s 2nd congressional district special election to speak with Thomas Young. In these interviews, Thomas asks six questions relating to how these candidates would address the issues most important to Utah voters. For instance, what could Congress do about housing prices? And what about healthcare costs and accessibility? In this edition of Utah Thrives, Thomas Young speaks with Becky Edwards who served as … Continued
In this edition of Utah Thrives, Thomas Young interviews Utah Foundation President Shawn Teigen about the results of the 2020 Priorities Project. They discuss past priorities and theorize about how voters’ priorities might change in the upcoming 2024 election season.
Utah Foundation staff discuss the findings of our Misery Index, released in December as part of the 2022 Quality of Life Series. We also hear from Representative — and economist — Robert Spendlove and Dr. Steve Hanke, the creator of the index we used. Just what is making Utahns miserable and how miserable are they? Listen to find out.
Social Capital: An Overview of the 2021-22 Series In July, the Utah Foundation released the eighth installment in its Utah Social Capital Series. The series examined roughly 30 metrics in seven topical areas. They included civic engagement, social trust, community life, family life, social cohesion, social mobility and the focus on the next generation. The Network of Relationship: Utah’s Social Capital Index is the final report in the series. It takes together the findings of the previous … Continued