For the fifth year in a row, Utah has been named the state with the brightest economic outlook.
According to the ALEC-Laffer State Economic Index, “Rich States, Poor
States,” Utah is the No. 1 state in the nation for economic outlook. The
“Rich States, Poor States” analysis uses 15 variables to evaluate the
state’s potential economic outlook, including tax rates, tax burdens,
number of public employees, minimum wage and more. Deseret News