25 03, 2015

UTA Board Driving Reform

By | March 25th, 2015|Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 25, 2015) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber issued the subsequent statement, following action taken by the Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees, regarding executive compensation: “Today, H. David Burton and the UTA Board of Trustees took major steps to raise the bar for one of [...]

23 03, 2015

Gov. Herbert Signs Primary Seat Belt Pilot Program

By | March 23rd, 2015|News & Press, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 23, 2015) – Today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed HB79 Safety Belt Law Amendments. The law sponsored by Rep. Lee Perry and Sen. Curt Bramble provides a common sense approach to reducing fatalities on Utah’s Roads. “Employers understand that failing to buckle up harms others on Utah’s roads,” said Lane Beattie, [...]

18 03, 2015

2015 Utah Legislative Session: A Year for Targeted Strategies in Education

By | March 18th, 2015|Prosperity 2020|0 Comments

The 2015 Legislative session wrapped up with a number of targeted investments in education that will help move Utah toward the top 10 states in: reading and math high school graduation rates higher completion of college degrees and certificates For a summary of what happened for education in the 2015 session, see the following article [...]

4 03, 2015

Salt Lake Chamber Supports Anti-discrimination and Religious Freedom Amendments

By | March 4th, 2015|News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 4, 2015) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding S.B. 296, Antidiscrimination and Religious Amendments, sponsored by Senators Stephen Urquhart and Stuart Adams: “A standard statewide law protecting against employment and housing discrimination, and guaranteeing religious liberty, is good for Utah’s economy. Enacting such a law will [...]