Press Release Archive

100% Kids Coverage Campaign & Coalition Launch

22 May 2019
100% Kids Coverage Campaign & Coalition Launch Giving All Kids the Opportunity to Thrive FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 22, 2019 CONTACT: Ciriac Alvarez Valle 801-364-1182 Salt Lake City —A coalition of over 20 diverse stakeholder organizations will announce…

Utah Taxes on Tax Day 2019

12 April 2019
Utah Taxes: Tax Day Resources 2019 Voices for Utah Children works to make Utah a place where all children thrive. In furtherance of this mission, our fiscal policy research and advocacy program seeks to advance two priorities:  Revenue Sufficiency: Ensuring…

Utah Making Strides in Keeping Children in Foster Care Connected to Families

02 April 2019
UNDER EMBARGO until Tuesday, April 2 at 12:01 a.m. ET Contact: Terry Haven, , 801-364-1182   Utah Making Strides in Keeping Children in Foster Care Connected to Families New 10-year Data Snapshot with State-by-State Data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation  Shows 88% of…

Utah 3rd Worst in US for Falling Infrastructure Investment

21 March 2019
New Report: Utah 3rd Worst in US for Falling Infrastructure Investment For Immediate Release March 20, 2019                                                 …

Legislature Could End Offshore Tax Haven Abuse That Costs Utah Schools $103 Million Each Year

22 January 2019
For Immediate Release - January 22, 2019 Contacts: Voices for Utah Children: Matthew Weinstein 801-750-8722 cell or Patrice Schell 801-364-1182 office   OR   Nathan Proctor, Report Co-Author, 203-522-3860, New Report: Legislature Could End Offshore Tax Haven Abuse That Costs…

Press Release: National Medicaid Expert Joan Alker to Discuss New Report on Medicaid Expansion October 2nd

28 September 2018
For Immediate Release: September 28, 2018Contact: Jessie   National Medicaid Expert Joan Alker to Discuss New Report on Medicaid Expansion—and Why Rural Utahns Have the Most at Stake Alker to speak at 9am on October 2nd, at Voices for…

Benchmarking 2018: Utah vs Idaho

17 July 2018
Working Families Benchmarking Project 2018: Utah vs Idaho New Economic Benchmarking Report Finds Utah Ahead of Idaho by Most Metrics of Economic Opportunity and Standard of Living ONE IMPORTANT LESSON: More Education = Higher Standard of Living     Salt…

2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation

27 June 2018
  Released: Wednesday, June 27 at 12:01 a.m. ET Contact: Terry Haven 801-554-6570 Utah Ranks Sixth Nationwide in Child Well-Being Data shows the state struggles in the area of health where the child death rate continues to worsen. Salt…

Utah Penalized for Large Families in Tax Reform

07 November 2017
For Immediate Release                                     Contact: Matthew Weinstein (see contact info below)  UTAH PENALIZED FOR LARGER FAMILIES IN PROPOSED FEDERAL TAX REFORM  LIKE REST OF U.S., MOST UTAH TAX CUTS GO TO TOP EARNERS Salt Lake City -- A new analysis released…

New Census Data: Utah Roars Ahead on Incomes But Still Catching Up On Poverty

15 September 2017
New Census Data Released Today: Utah Roars Ahead on Incomes But Still Catching Up On Poverty For immediate release September 14, 2017 Contact: Matthew Weinstein 801-364-1182   Salt Lake City – Today the U.S. Census Bureau released the state-level results…