Press Release Archive

Voices for Utah Children Announces Electoral Advocacy Campaign - Press Release, Tracy Gruber J.D.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 11:54
Kids deserve their fair share in the upcoming election season  Salt Lake City, UT – Kissing babies is part of the old cliché of electoral campaigning, and candidates often stump on a message of “a better future for our children.”…

Voices for Utah Children Awarded $800,000 Grant from the Kellogg Foundation for Early Education Project for At-Risk Children - Press Release, Janis Dubno

Thursday, 24 May 2012 13:52
Salt Lake City, Utah – Voices for Utah Children and Granite School District (GSD) Preschool Services will begin a 3-year pilot project in September to implement a model of public-private partnership in early education for economically disadvantaged children. The project…

What’s Eating Utah’s General Fund? Media Alert, Allison Rowland, Ph.D.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012 15:47
Study Traces Utah’s Budget Woes to Legislation Salt Lake City - Utah’s fiscal crisis may be over, but that does not mean that the state will be able to meet lingering needs in higher education, the court system, or environmental…

New Study Ranks Utah at the Bottom for Evaluating State Business Incentives - Press Advisory, Allison Rowland, Ph.D.

Thursday, 26 April 2012 14:53
Pew Center on the States shows that Utah lags in basic information on the effectiveness of costly programs Voices for Utah Children welcomes a comprehensive new study that rates Utah’s economic development efforts in a national context and suggests ways…

Countdown to Tax Day 2012 with Sam the Eagle - Press Release, Tracy Gruber, JD

Thursday, 29 March 2012 11:19
Salt Lake City – Tax Day 2012 is around the corner and Utahns throughout the state are preparing to file their taxes by April 17. Voices for Utah Children is launching a campaign to remind Utahns that when we pay…

Affordable Care Act Protects and Improves Access to Preventive Care for Children - Press Release, Lincoln Nehring, JD

Wednesday, 21 March 2012 10:14
– More than 300,000 Utah Kids Have Gained or Kept Access– Salt Lake City, UT – The Georgetown University’s Center on Children and Families released a new report today highlighting how the Affordable Care Act has improved access to preventive…

“Corporate Tax Dodging In the Fifty States, 2008-2010” - Press Release, Allison Rowland, Ph.D.

Wednesday, 07 December 2011 13:27
New Report Highlights Billions of Lost Revenue to States A comprehensive new study that profiles 265 consistently profitable Fortune 500 companies finds that many of these enjoyed overall effective state income tax rates far below Utah’s statutory five percent rate.…

New Report Shows that Utah Lags Behind in Providing Health Care Coverage for Children: Ranks 25th in the Country for Reducing the Number of Uninsured Kids

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 10:09
A report released today by Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children and Families shows that during the recession, nationally the number of children in poverty increased significantly, yet the number of uninsured children decreased nationally from 6.9 million…

New Census Report Highlights Importance of Safety Net Programs

Monday, 07 November 2011 13:35
Voices for Utah Children issued a statement November 7, regarding a new Census report that looks at how public programs protect people from and lift people out of poverty. To read the full statement, click here .

Utah’s growing jobs deficit slows economic recovery - Press Release, Allison Rowland, PhD and Tracy Gruber, JD

Thursday, 20 October 2011 11:41
Young workers face continued difficulties without greater state investment. Utah needs 197,000 new jobs to return to pre-recession levels of employment. The magnitude of this challenge highlights the need for state investment in higher education and other areas that help…
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