Let’s Go Forward
Utah’s economy has been hit hard by the pandemic, with many who work in local restaurants and bars, events, travel and tourism continuing to struggle. But there is light at the end of the tunnel.
As more Utahns are vaccinated, we’re already seeing unemployment claims decline and consumer confidence increase. New home construction is also on the rise as are applications for new businesses. These indicators point to a resilient economy and show the promise of a robust recovery on the horizon.
Gov. Cox understands that today’s budget decisions — investing in our children’s education, taking care of those in need and building infrastructure in both urban and rural Utah — will benefit the state long into the future.