Tag: middle class

Op-ed: Time has come to raise the minimum wage

Source: Deseret News In Utah, we take pride in calling ourselves pro-family. We embrace the idea that children benefit from more time in a supportive household. Unfortunately, too many parents in Utah are pushed out of the home and away from their children, forced to choose between evenings with their children and another low-paying job

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My view: Tax reform should focus on helping the middle class

Source: Deseret News Economic theory is called theory for a reason. Some of Milton Friedman’s time-honored theories are being discredited. Cutting taxes to generate economic activity and supply-side and trickle-down economics are interesting theories, but we have seen repeatedly that these policies alone do not generate enough economic activity to “lift all boats” (see Reagan,

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