The U.S. Department of Labor has notified the State of Utah that based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the three-month average total unemployment rate for Utah fell below the 6 percent threshold to remain “on” Tier II of the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program.
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Congratulations to all of our Gold Medal School for creating opportunities for students to: Eat Healthy, Be Active and Stay Tobacco-Free during the 2011-2012 school year.
New agreement means many new opportunities for U.S. exporters to sell more made-in-America goods, services, and agricultural products to Korean customers – and to support more good jobs at home.
UDOT will provide dirt road access through a landslide area on state Route (S.R.) 14 ahead of schedule improving mobility over the Memorial Day weekend for travelers between Iron, Kane and Garfield counties.
Just one of the stories in the May 2012 issue of Survey Notes, a publication of the Utah Geological Survey.
The Great Salt Lake is one of the defining features of the state. Its location along the heavily populated Wasatch Front has resulted in intense pressure on lake resources and concerns about the sustainability of the lake ecosystem.
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and 37 state and territorial attorneys general are urging 10 movie studios to eliminate people using tobacco in youth-rated movies. Today they sent a signed letter to the studios as a follow-up to the March 8 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report which states the “evidence is sufficient to conclude that there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.”.
“This is great news because it means that our air has improved,” said Bryce Bird, director of the Division of Air Quality (DAQ). “This shows that our planning efforts to bring counties along the Wasatch Front into compliance with the new standards have worked.”
This year, more than 600 Utahns – or approximately 12 people every week - will develop skin cancer. As summer approaches, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) and Utah Cancer Action Network (UCAN) are reminding Utahns to be safe in the sun by covering up, seeking shade, and avoiding the sun during the hottest time of day.
Lt. Gov. Greg Bell and the Division of Housing and Community Development released the results of a snapshot survey showing Utah’s homeless population during a press conference on Monday, April 30 at 10 a.m. in room 240 of the State Capitol. The survey reflects a decrease of 9 percent in chronic homelessness since last year and 72 percent since 2005.
Trendlines is a magazine style newsletter, now published quarterly by the Workforce Research and Analysis Division of the Utah Department of Workforce Services. It provides feature articles and a basic understanding of Utah's Economy.
Statewide events will give you insight into the lives of people who lived in Utah in the past. The week begins with State History’s annual Archaeology Week Open House at the Rio Grande Depot on Saturday, May 5, 2012, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The Children's Justice Symposium / UPC Domestic Violence Conference is a cooperative effort by the Utah Children's Justice Center Program and the Utah Prosecution Council to provide a venue for professionals from law enforcement, the legal community, child and family protective services, state and local government agencies, and others to gather, learn about, and discuss topics, issues and concerns related to their work.
We invite you to explore the many facets of the nation’s “Best Place for Business and Careers.” Utah works diligently to nurture an environment where businesses can ﬂourish.
Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., DEA will coordinate its fourth collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies as part of the National Drug Take Back Initiative.
The fight against in-door radon gained momentum in Utah last Thursday, April 12, as the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Radiation Control kicked-off the third annual EPA Region 8 Stakeholders Radon Meeting in Salt Lake City.
The DATC is partnering with the National Car Care Council and Felt Automotive to promote Utah’s National “Car Care Aware” Month in April. “Neglected vehicle care always means higher costs down the line due to extensive repairs or lost resale value,” states Rich White, Car Care Council Executive Director.
Online registration now open for the 9th Annual Utah Tourism Conference to be held at the new Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo from May 15-17, 2012. The conference is cosponsored by the Utah Office of Tourism.
The UEPHTN website provides background and basic information about the Utah Tracking Network. It includes resources and links to facts sheets, educational materials such as EPHT 101, newsletters, free tools, publications that use tracking data, the national portal and contact information.
The Utah Commission on Volunteers (UCOV) is proud to be a lead agency in Utah for Global Youth Service Day 2012. We are partnering with oragnizations to find service oppotunities for youth.
Governor Herbert's keynote address at the 2012 Utah Economic Summit.
Asthma is a serious personal and public health issue that has far reaching medical, economic, and psychosocial implications. The burden of asthma can be seen in the number of asthma related medical events, including emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths.
Utah’s overall cancer death rate and the death rates for specific cancers included in this report decreased throughout the decade. Only the breast cancer death rate in women did not meet the target, though it came very close.
This guide includes a list of the 20 most significant UDOT projects. For the most up-to-date details regarding these and other UDOT projects in your area, visit www.udot.utah.gov. Please note the information is subject to change.
The 2012 Great Utah ShakeOut is just two weeks away, and more than 820,000 Utahns are registered to participate in drills across the state, a phenomenal number for out first ShakeOut! If you have recently registered, welcome!
Beginning April 12, 2012 you will be required to provide 4 new job contacts each week that you file for benefits. You will need to include the following information: date of contact, name of company, company contact information, position applied for, method of contact and the result. Failure to provide 4 new job contacts each week could result in a denial of benefits.
The Utah Housing Corporation HomeAgain Loans and Score Loans open up the possibility of home ownership for many Utahns who were shut out of the market during the Great Recession.
Hundreds of groups in the state have committed to regular clean up along state routes. UDOT welcomes these and others to celebrate Earth Day by participating in first annual Adopt-a-Highway on Saturday, April 21.
To do a comparison among the counties, nine highway safety areas were evaluated to rank the counties from worst to best. Keep in mind that the numbers used are for people driving in the county not just residents of the county.
Eight UDOT leaders and their guests gathered for lunch, great conversation and to be honored for their service by UDOT Director John Njord and UDOT Deputy Director Carlos Braceras.
The Records Center (RC) completed its relocation to the new Freeport Center location in Clearfield. Effective Wednesday, March 28, 2012 the RC will begin accepting records retrieval requests and records transfer requests.
The Jordan River Watershed Council was initially created in 1978 as a result of the 208 Area-Wide Water Quality Management Plan. The purpose of the Council was to propose implementable solutions to area-wide water quality and pollution problems and to oversee the centralization of wastewater treatment facilities in the Salt Lake
The State of Sports Awards celebrate Utah's Sports Industry and honors excellence in high school, amateur, collegiate, Olympic and professional sports. Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will present awards at a special awards luncheon.
Are you ready for "the big one"? Be Ready Utah, Utah State University Extension, and BYU have teamed up to put on a one day conference . Over 21 classes and demonstrations will be offered.
To provide quality workshops, presented by trained professionals, which provide up-to-date job seeking techniques that will prepare you to compete in a competitive job market. Provided at no cost!
Statewide events will give you insight into groups who made their lives here for thousands of years before people started writing history.
The Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is inviting public comment on Tesoro Corporation’s proposal to upgrade its existing Salt Lake refinery to add additional capacity to process a waxy type of crude oil produced in Utah’s Uintah Basin.
As the state's largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, government, faith-based and corporate sectors you will LEARN, CONNECT, BE INSPIRED and MAKE A DIFFERENCE by participating in a wide range of informative plenary sessions and workshops, impactful service projects, and an inspiring volunteer recognition and awards banquet.