The impact of COVID-19 has changed a lot about what the immediate future looks like for our state. Whoever is in the Governor’s Office in 2021 will — at best — inherit a recovering economy. Getting our economy back up and running is no small task; this is no time for on-the-job training in the Governor’s Office. A strong economy resolves a lot of issues but the impact of COVID-19 will reach beyond just the economy.
Responsible bonding for shovel-ready infrastructure projects
Fully utilize available federal and state grant programs already available to Utah businesses
Encourage local financial institutions to provide bridge and zero-interest loans
Tax deferment programs
Payroll tax incentives
Minimize unnecessary government delay of industry expertise
Empower industry groups to develop and refine plans to operate successfully
Expedite review and approval processes
Targeted workforce development programs
Utilize existing higher education infrastructure
Get government out of the way
Streamline existing supply chains
Prevent unnecessary waste of existing agricultural resources
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