Press Release Archive

Utah Unemployment and Economic Projections updated 4-27-20

27 April 2020
Utah Unemployment and Economic Projections updated April 27, 2020 By Matthew Gordon, Connor Hill, and Matthew Weinstein April 27, 2020 The weekly unemployment filing data released Thursday, April 23 for Utah and the nation saw an easing of the pace…

Utah’s Unemployment Rate Now Exceeds Its 2010 “Great Recession” Peak

17 April 2020
Utah’s Unemployment Rate Now Exceeds Its 2010 “Great Recession” Peak By Matthew Gordon, Connor Hill, and Matthew Weinstein April 17, 2020 Weekly unemployment insurance filings have set new records over the last month as the Coronavirus Recession takes its toll. …

Invest in Utah's Future, Not Tax Cuts

19 February 2020
BROAD COALITION CALLS FOR INVESTMENT IN UTAH’S FUTURE “Taxes are low already – the economy is good – now is not the time for even more tax cuts” Salt Lake City – On Thursday, February 20, 2020 on the steps…

Poverty Advocates Tax Reform Letter

26 September 2019
Utah Poverty Advocates Call for Fairer Taxes and Restoration of Public Revenues Salt Lake City - Today (September 26, 2019) at the Utah State Capitol, a group of two dozen non-profit organizations that provide services to and advocate on behalf…

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…