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CNBC's Jane Wells looks at how a dispute over a lapsed lease has jeopardized ski season at one of Park City's most popular resorts.
A federal appeals court and a US District Judge ruled that Utah and Indiana cannot prevent gay people from getting married.
The "new economy" has transformed how states conduct business, both with each other and the broader global marketplace.
Georgia slices up the competition in America's Top States for Business 2014, signaling a shift back to the Sun Belt from the energy boomers.
There is a buzz about Utah, which is attracting a swarm of business capital. But large class sizes and small budgets hurt education.
The state of Utah tops out at number 3 on CNBC's top state for business list. CNBC's Scott Cohn says the Beehive State's best category is access to capital, but education remains a weak spot.
If there is a silver lining to Minnesota's current business climate, it's that the legislature was forced to repeal biz sales taxes.
People are becoming familiar with Utah's Silicon Slopes, a cluster of information technology and software-development firms.
Private equity funds are seeing an opportunity in refurbishing sporting ranches near the Rockies, attracting investors like T. Boone Pickens.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
Goldman has been quietly moving thousands of jobs to cheaper cities like Salt Lake City in recent years, a move that's finally paying off.
The Supreme Court order remains in effect while a federal appeals court considers the case.
Not only has job growth been sluggish, but too many jobs created in recent years have been in low-paying industries. That could change in 2014.
The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.
Utah is issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, just hours after a federal judge struck down Utah's ban on gay marriages.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?