Why come to Utah?

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What does Utah have to offer the people and businesses who want to move here and make Utah their home? Utah is a unique state, with beautiful, snow-covered mountains in the north and Canyonlands, Arches, Zions, Bryce Canyon and more to the south.

Our education system is supposed to be quite good and the work force well-educated. But how can this be? We are last in the nation in per-pupil spending and classrooms are way overcrowded.

Closed package stores, restricted liquor licenses and no happy hour. Best of all is the so-called Zion Curtain — a state law that hides the bartender while he mixes a drink so children won't be tempted. How stupid can it get?

City Creek Center is open six days and closed Sundays. That's one less place to shop on the weekend or before an event But This is the Place Heritage Park's gift shop is open seven days a week?


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West Jordan