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Utah Taxpayers Association: Taxpayers Shouldn’t Trust Google

September 12, 2016

Utah Taxpayers Association Vice President Billy Hesterman is proud of his state’s economy.  There’s no reason not to be: at 3.9 percent, the state’s unemployment rate is one of the lowest in the country. Utah has added more than 40,000 net new jobs in the last year. The state economy is expanding when most of …

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Provo Municipal Network “Was A Drain On City Coffers”

May 25, 2016

As the Coalition for the New Economy has pointed out previously, Provo, Utah provides one of the most cautionary tales when it comes to government owned-broadband. To recap: this city spent more than $30 million on a city network that failed and was eventually sold to Google for $1. As Watchdog.org noted last week, city …

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