AGENDA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AGENDA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Trade talks eye $1 trillion in environmental goods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161095-79/environmental-goods-trade-tariffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161095-79/environmental-goods-trade-tariffs.html.csp">Trade talks eye $1 trillion in environmental goods</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T10:35:01.815-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Diplomats from the United States, China and the European Union began talks Tuesday with 11 other countries toward a deal that would cut tariffs on almost $1 trillion of environmental goods. The proposed agreement at the World Trade Organization would cover 86 percent of trade in goods such as solar panels and wind turbines for producing energy, filters for wastewater treatment and catalytic converters for air pollution control. U.S. exports of environmental goods reached $106 billion la...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581610952014-07-08T10:35:01.815-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T10:35:01.815-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161095@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:35:01 MDT Letter: Kelly just wanted to join others on liquor board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119312-82/board-kelly-wanted-agenda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119312-82/board-kelly-wanted-agenda.html.csp">Letter: Kelly just wanted to join others on liquor board</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T11:31:05.465-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’ve been trying to figure out why Kate Kelly was so determined to persuade leaders of the Mormon church to allow her to hold the priesthood in their organization. Finally came to me: she wanted to be eligible to serve on the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control board. Brilliant! Dave Draper Riverton</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58119312@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:31:05 MDT SBA agenda: Communicate, counsel, loan faster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58055865-79/business-sba-businesses-loan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58055865-79/business-sba-businesses-loan.html.csp">SBA agenda: Communicate, counsel, loan faster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T11:54:01.996-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 11:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Loans are the primary reason small businesses seek help from the Small Business Administration, but the new head of the agency says more capital may not be what owners always need. Maria Contreras-Sweet has been a small business owner herself, most recently as co-founder of Promerica Bank, a Los Angeles-based lender focused on small companies. That experience not only helped her win the SBA post, it gives her insight into what could aid small companies the most. “The counseling is alm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580558652014-06-11T11:54:01.996-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T11:54:01.996-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055865@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:54:01 MDT Kristof: Yes, Secretary Clinton left a successful legacy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58044338-82/clinton-legacy-diplomatic-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58044338-82/clinton-legacy-diplomatic-state.html.csp">Kristof: Yes, Secretary Clinton left a successful legacy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS KRISTOF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T00:03:01.578-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 12:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When politicians have trouble spinning their own glories, that’s a problem. So it was bizarre that Hillary Rodham Clinton, asked at a forum in April about her legacy at the State Department, had trouble articulating it. That feeds into a narrative — awaiting her memoir Tuesday — that she may have been glamorous as secretary of state but didn’t actually accomplish much. In fact, that’s dead wrong, for Clinton achieved a great deal and left a hefty legacy — just not the traditional kind. She didn’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58044338@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 00:03:01 MDT