Science & Technology
9:21 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Legislature Approves USTAR Reforms

USTAR building on the University of Utah campus
University of Utah

A bill to reform the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) is heading to the governor’s desk for his approval. The legislation comes after an audit found that the program exaggerated the number of jobs created.

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2:36 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

USTAR Governing Authority Responds to Scathing Audit

USTAR Governing Authority Chairman Greg Bell testifies before the Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee
Brian Grimmett

Members of the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative or USTAR Governing body responded to a scathing audit today during one of the appropriations subcommittee at the Capitol.

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3:39 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Legislative Audit Criticizes USTAR Managment

The USTAR building at the University of Utah
University of Utah

  A new legislative audit criticizes the Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative for poor financial management.  But a University of Utah official says the school has followed the rules with its U-STAR partnership.

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