The Prosperity Council convenes the most successful business leaders and policy experts, to enact innovative solutions that foster growth and reduce government, while also engaging voters to support the free market and limited government ideas that create prosperity.
Utah’s population is set to double in the next 30 years, and as a result will experience significant growing pains. Our policy research aims to increase and manage that growth in a sustainable way without increasing the size of government, and therefore the burden placed on the taxpayer. Prosperity Council has three areas of focus: economic prosperity, innovative governance, and social impact. Within these three focus areas we pursue research, advocacy, and voter education efforts to achieve our vision.
Utah adds 50,000 new, out-of-state residents every year and the population is projected to double by 2050. These new residents must meet their elected officials, learn why Utah is so successful, and become engaged with the community if we are to remain a strong state. Prosperity Council directly reaches out to these new residents to…
Government must be innovative, achieve its goals, and reduce its scope year after year. Prosperity Council pursues public/private partnerships, privatization of government functions, and innovative policies to alleviate burdens on taxpayers while improving services in the areas of poverty, homelessness, addiction, criminal justice, education, and water and air quality.
Taxes & regulations are the number one obstacle to economic growth and should be reduced or eliminated whenever possible. Economic zones allow for an even greater reduction in taxes & regulation to further accelerate innovation and growth. Prosperity Council seeks to streamline taxation and enact economic zones in Utah’s targeted industries.
The Innovative Governance Summit brings together Special Economic Zone experts, policymakers, real estate developers, exponential technology companies, and local grassroots organization to make Utah a leader in governance innovation.