Tag: housing

The modern-day Tiny Tim

Macy Pingree is a policy intern with Alliance for a Better Utah. We have all heard the phrase, money doesn’t buy happiness. This saying can be traced back to the eighteen hundreds, so it is safe to say that it has been around for a while. While it has gone through subtle changes over the

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All the things the Utah State Legislature did to your life this year

This article originally appeared on Fox 13. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — What just happened? The Utah State Legislature just happened! Hard to believe it was 45 days ago that lawmakers opened the 2019 legislative session to protests over their plans to replace Proposition 3, the voter-approved Medicaid-expansion ballot initiative.

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Affordable Housing Advocates: Utah Policymakers Can Do More

This article originally appeared at PublicNewsService.org. Read the article in its entirety here.  SALT LAKE CITY – The cost of buying or renting a home in Utah has been on the rise for years. Now, affordable-housing advocates say state government needs to take action before Utah reaches a crisis point. The Alliance for a Better Utah and Crossroads

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New video launched highlighting homelessness crisis in Utah

(KUTV) — Crossroads Urban Center and Alliance for a Better Utah launched a video on social media Monday about the homelessness crisis in Utah. The video released outlines the growing affordable housing issue in Utah and asked the question about impacted Utahns, “where do they go?” Statistics in the video report a 40 percent increase

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We can end discrimination against LGBT Utahns

Yesterday a few fellow students and I spent the afternoon working with Equality Utah to inform Westminster students about the need for a bill to protect LGBT Utahns from housing and employment discrimination. I was surprised to see how many of my friends, who are politically informed individuals, did not know that you could be

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