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Governor’s Office of Management and Budget Statement on Utah’s Job Growth Rate

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Phil Dean, chief economist of the Utah Governor’s Office of Management and Budget, released the following statement about Utah having the highest job growth rate in the country for the month of April:

“Utah’s monthly labor market indicators continue to impress. The state’s economic strength reflects not only an expansionary national economic climate, but also foundational state policy decisions designed to harness the power of market forces,” said Phil Dean, chief economist of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget. “Maintaining a competitive tax and regulatory environment while focusing on efficiently providing key services, such as educating our workforce and maintaining infrastructure, will allow the private sector to continue to flourish for decades to come.”