Gov. Gary Herbert told attendees at the chamber's Jobs Summit in Washington Wednesday that the state is friendly to employers and prioritizes job growth. He also praised Utah's educated, multi-lingual workforce.
The Enterprising States report released at the Jobs Summit puts Utah as No. 2 for top future boom states, No. 2 for business birth rate, and No. 2 for export growth.
It also pegs the state as No. 3 in higher education efficiency and No. 10 for higher education degree output.
The report puts Utah in the top five in all three of its job growth measures, including short-term, long-term, and science and technology.
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