29 01, 2016

UBR: Jan 25-29

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January 25, 2016 This time of year many are making New Year’s Resolutions – from drafting a fitness plan to committing to saving money. Such resolutions can ring true not just at home but for businesses as well. Rocky Mountain Power’s wattsmart® Business energy efficiency program can help you get your business in shape. The [...]

26 01, 2016

Utah’s Business Community Releases Priorities for 2016 General Legislative Session

By | January 26th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber presents 2016 Public Policy Guide to state and business leaders  SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 26, 2015) – Today, the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s business leader, announced its priorities for the 2016 General Legislative Session. Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, presented the 2016 Public Policy Guide [...]

24 01, 2016

Lane Beattie: Business Leadership Key to our Economic Success

By | January 24th, 2016|Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Utah’s economy is in an enviable spot right now. Silicon Slopes is rising and the “Wall Street of the West” continues to expand. Our state is fast becoming a technology and advanced-manufacturing hub, with a dynamic capital city and an increasingly diversified economy. Opportunities abound for economic expansion and key to that has been the [...]

22 01, 2016

UBR: Jan 18-22

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January 18, 2016 Do you have your Utah Drug Card yet? The Utah Drug Card can save you as much as 75% on your prescription medications. That goes a long way to relieving the stress of your prescription drug costs. Best of all, the Utah Drug Card is free to all Utah residents, and everyone [...]

22 01, 2016

Utah’s New Primary Election Process

By | January 22nd, 2016|Policy|0 Comments

Beginning in 2016, Utah's candidates have several options to get on the primary election ballot. Knowing this process is essential to knowing your role as a voter. In an effort to better inform voters about Utah's new primary election process, the Lieutenant Governor's office has produced the following short, animated video. Go to [...]

20 01, 2016

Podcast 01.04: Utah Collaboration – Congress and the Business Community

By | January 20th, 2016|Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Podcast 01.04: Utah Collaboration - Congress and the Business Community What has Congress done for the business community in the last year? What will Congress hope to accomplish in the upcoming year? And what is the best way for business leaders and the community to get involved? In this episode, we discuss with Senior Senator, Orrin Hatch, [...]

15 01, 2016

UBR: Jan 11-15

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January 11, 2016 Do you need to learn the tools necessary to develop a Lean Business Startup? The next Business Essentials training on January 13, will be Business Graffiti – Create Your Visual Road Map. Presenters, Roger Koyle and Andrew Willis of the Kaysville Small Business Development Center, will lead an interactive discussion on the [...]

13 01, 2016

Salt Lake Chamber Supports H.R. 712, the “Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act”

By | January 13th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

January 6, 2016 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: The 250 undersigned groups strongly support efforts by the House of Representatives to make federal agencies more accountable to the American public and improve the transparency of agency actions. The federal rulemaking process was founded on principles of open government and public participation. [...]

8 01, 2016

UBR: Jan 4-8

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January 4, 2016 Before looking ahead to 2016, we should look back on the past year. In 2015 the business community got a lot done for the country when working with Congress. The passage of the Trade Promotion Authority paves the way for the United States to move forward with new major deals like the Trans-Pacific [...]

6 01, 2016

Podcast 01.03: It Takes a Village – Utah’s Outdoor Industry

By | January 6th, 2016|Blog, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Podcast 01.03: It Takes a Village - Utah's Outdoor Industry What is the outdoor industry? How did it begin and develop new economic clusters? What are the benefits to our state? In this episode, we discuss Utah's outdoor industry, the Outdoor Retailer trade show and the overall economic impact on our city and state. [...]