28 11, 2016

New Report Calls for Strategic Reforms to Improve Regulation in Utah

By | November 28th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 28, 2016) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber released a new report which outlines suggestions on how the state can improve Utah’s premier business climate through regulation reform. The report, titled: “The Cost of Doing Business: Improving Utah’s Regulatory System” details limitations within Utah’s existing administrative rules process and important [...]

28 11, 2016

Utah Regulation Reform

By | November 28th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s economy is one of the strongest in the nation. Just last week Forbes named Utah the best state for business for the third year. But in response to our success we are tasked with a difficult question: how can we make the best state for business even better? The answer to this question [...]

25 11, 2016

UBR: November 21-25

By | November 25th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

November 21, 2016 'Tis the season for holiday cheer. Join us for the Salt Lake Chamber Holiday Open House on November 29th from 5-7PM, as we partner with the Women's Business Center, Downtown Alliance and Women's Leadership Institute, for the party of the season. Caterers and restaurants will fill your plate as you mix and [...]

23 11, 2016

U.S. Chamber Responds to Court’s Preliminary Injunction Blocking DOL’s Overtime Rule

By | November 23rd, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by U.S. Chamber of Commerce WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President of Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits Randy Johnson issued the following statement regarding the decision by the district court in Sherman, Texas to grant a preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime regulation nationwide: “We are very pleased [...]

22 11, 2016

November Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By | November 22nd, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. The Salt Lake Chamber’s public policy team actively tracks this process and helps navigate study items on behalf of members and the broader business community. These Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

18 11, 2016

UBR: November 14-18

By | November 18th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

November 14, 2016 The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s mission is to strengthen America’s leadership in the world through a strategic investment in development and diplomacy. Join us as we partner with the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, World Trade Center Utah, Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy, the Global Chamber, Sorenson Impact Center, the University of Utah [...]

15 11, 2016

Salt Lake Chamber Celebrates Authentic Leadership

By | November 15th, 2016|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

at the 40th Annual American Express Women & Business Conference and Wells Fargo ATHENA Awards Luncheon Salt Lake City, Utah (November 15, 2016) – The Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center hosted its 40th Annual American Express Women & Business Conference and Wells Fargo ATHENA Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 at the Little America Hotel. The [...]

11 11, 2016

UBR: November 7-11

By | November 11th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

November 7, 2016 I am pleased to report the World Trade Center Utah has been able to expand their reach and strengthen its services to Utah businesses. Over the last year WTC Utah has achieved many things. They led three successful trade missions, and from these trade missions have provided an avenue for over 100 [...]

10 11, 2016

President’s Message: Time for Unity & Gratitude

By | November 10th, 2016|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|3 Comments

We live in an amazing time – a period of astonishing advancements in medicine, communications, transportation, commerce, computing power, and virtually every scientific and technological discipline. Unfortunately, the “soft” side of society -- our rancorous politics, our sometimes-venomous public discourse, and our dysfunctional federal governance – is not keeping up with the great advances and [...]

9 11, 2016

Statement on the 2016 Election

By | November 9th, 2016|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber issues the following statement on the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 8, 2016) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. “As this [...]