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The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute revealed that Utah’s defense industry is a vital component of the state’s diverse economy — generating over $19 billion in economic activity. The state’s local defense industry currently supports around 211,000 jobs (a number that has nearly doubled since 2015). Credit for the most significant share of growth goes […]

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With Utah’s population growth among the highest in the nation, Layton City is expected to grow by about 32,000 new residents over the next 25 years, reaching a population of nearly 112,000 by 2045. A high birth rate in Utah accounts for about two thirds of the population increase, while a healthy economy attracts about […]

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