If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the importance of having the ability to adapt in the face of rapidly evolving events and public needs. Unfortunately, the crisis has illustrated how inept many government...
A year has passed since the Utah Supreme Court initially green lighted a legal services sandbox in the state—a first-in-the-nation endeavor. The program is now up and running, with the Court recently establishing the regulatory...
It’s time to build on this momentum to expand regulatory relief to entrepreneurs and innovators in any industry, rather than a select few.
Supporting innovative gig companies will provide more Utahns with easier access to jobs which is extremely important during this pandemic.
Fear of the new is an age-old problem. Even in the technology age with its rapid innovations, constant fears of worst-case scenarios arise—but typically end up being unfounded.
As Utah and other states begin to re-open and recover from the COVID-19 crisis, we have an opportunity to reflect on some of the potentially positive outcomes of the massive disruption on education. This is a field that has...
Limited and Open Government
Governor Herbert announced a partnership between Utah and a local company to develop a track-and-trace app to inform citizens if they have been exposed to COVID-19.
One of the main issues Libertas focused on during this year’s legislative session was tackling government over-regulation. We’ve been encouraging legislators and regulators to adopt something called a “regulatory sandbox”...
This bill would allow for the creation of an insurance sandbox in the state of Utah.
What are regulatory sandboxes? They are unique legal classifications that create space for regulators to temporarily freeze regulations and criminal penalties for a defined time period. This allows private companies to develop or...