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12 04, 2017

Rep. Schultz: Updating Utah’s Gas Tax Formula

By | April 12th, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

This past month, Rep. Mike Schultz, House Committee Transportation Chair, gave an exclusive recap of the top transportation bills of the 2017 legislative session to the Salt Lake Chamber's Utah Transportation Coalition. Rep. Schultz discussed how the Utah Transportation Coalition played a central role in these issues and gave a behind the scenes look into [...]

11 04, 2017

Rep. Schultz: Looking to the Future

By | April 11th, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

This past month, Rep. Mike Schultz, House Committee Transportation Chair, gave an exclusive recap of the top transportation bills of the 2017 legislative session to the Salt Lake Chamber's Utah Transportation Coalition. Rep. Schultz discussed how the Utah Transportation Coalition played a central role in these issues and gave a behind the scenes look into [...]

11 04, 2017

Spreading Information About Utah

By | April 11th, 2017|Chamber History, Uncovered History|0 Comments

The early Chamber and its predecessor, interested in sharing information to entice business, as well as chronicle Utah’s business climate, began with book publishing. Here are some selected titles found in archives: 1888. Salt Lake City: a sketch of Utah’s wonderful resources, prepared and published by the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce. “This publication is [...]

11 04, 2017

New Era of Leadership

By | April 11th, 2017|Chamber History, Chamber Public Policy|0 Comments

A purposeful and engaged business community has made our state what it is today. The Chamber has been the hallmark of good common sense public policy. “The Chamber is a place of action because of the influence our business leaders have and lend to common issues,” said Beattie. “In recent years, the Chamber has endeavored [...]

11 04, 2017

The Leadership Transition Before the Beattie Years

By | April 11th, 2017|Beattie Years, Chamber History|0 Comments

In September of 2002, the Salt Lake Chamber celebrated its centennial birthday with a formal black-tie banquet in the lush surroundings of the Grand America Hotel. Attendees basked in the glow of a century of service projects that none of its founders could possibly have foreseen, such as when the whole world’s attention focused on [...]

11 04, 2017

Leading a New Era of Business Advocacy

By | April 11th, 2017|Beattie Years, Chamber History|0 Comments

In the rodeo sport of team penning, three riders face a herd of cattle in which each animal has been given a number. At a signal, the riders must shoot forward, strategically separate all the cattle that have similar numbers from the rest of the herd, and maneuver them into a pen on the other [...]

11 04, 2017

2017 American Dream Award Feature: Pamela Atkinson

By | April 11th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and United Way of Salt Lake as we recognize the incredible contributions immigrants make every day in Utah at the American Dream Awards Luncheon. This new award program helps remind us about the positive impact of immigrants and how they have helped shape Utah's history since the Mormon Pioneers entered the [...]

11 04, 2017

Fighting for Businesses Core Interests

By | April 11th, 2017|Chamber History, Chamber Public Policy|0 Comments

Over the years, the Chamber has worked to ensure Utah remains a competitive business environment. These efforts include leading out on regulation reform, pushing for tax reform, and supporting efforts to keep Utah a premier destination for economic development and innovation. “We started creating an environment where businesses wanted to come, learn and play right [...]

10 04, 2017

1922: “I am for Utah” Button and Billboards

By | April 10th, 2017|Chamber History, Uncovered History|0 Comments

Never short on promotional ideas, the Club sponsored a fundraising campaign with chambers and commercial clubs throughout Utah. Sales of the “I am for Utah” button were intended to boost advertising for the state. In another move, Ogden and Salt Lake Commercial Clubs agreed to co-sponsor billboards promoting Utah at Echo, Utah; Granger, Wyoming; West [...]

10 04, 2017

Broadening Political Horizons

By | April 10th, 2017|Chamber History, Chamber Public Policy|0 Comments

In 2014, a group of business leaders became extremely concerned about declining civic engagement. The group started a citizen’s initiative, Count My Vote, calling for a referendum on a direct primary election in exchange for getting an alternative path to the ballot. "A handful of people — just a handful of people — routinely choose [...]