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18 05, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Issues Statement on the Resignation of Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz

By | May 18th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 18, 2017) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz. “Congressman Chaffetz has been a champion of businesses for the State of Utah,” said Beattie. “He has championed many of the issues that have been [...]

18 05, 2017

Utah’s Business Community Honors Pro-Business Legislators

By | May 18th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City – At the end of each legislative session, the Salt Lake Chamber honors those lawmakers who stood for the interests of business. During the 2017 General Legislative Session, an overwhelming 89% of Utah legislators voted with business on issues the Chamber’s Executive Board deemed a priority. On Wednesday, May 17th, the Salt [...]

17 05, 2017

EVENT RECAP — Utah: Water is Your Business Forum

By | May 17th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

The 2017 Utah: Water is Your Business Forum, held on Thursday May 11, was a partnership between the Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center. The forum brought together over 70 participants from the private and public sector to discuss the challenges and barriers they face when it comes [...]

12 05, 2017

Meeting Utah’s Long-term Water Needs

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

An essential element of our daily lives is facing deterioration. It lies hidden underground or perhaps tucked away in a mountain valley. It may not catch your eye, yet Utah’s water infrastructure underpins the very success of our communities. Each pipe, dam or integral structure that pumps, diverts, transports, stores, and treats our water matters [...]

12 05, 2017

UBR: May 8-12

By | May 12th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

May 8, 2017 A few weeks ago, the Utah Symphony announced its plan to embark on a 1,200-mile journey throughout Utah, providing free outdoor concerts and educational activities at state parks and national monuments. Due to a signature sponsorship from the George S. Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, members of the symphony will begin this “Great [...]

11 05, 2017

Utah: Water is Your Business

By | May 11th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Announces Two Business-Focused Water Conservation Programs SALT LAKE CITY, UT – In conjunction with Utah’s Water Week, the Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, hosted the third annual “Utah: Water is Your Business” Forum. The forum was an opportunity for business leaders to learn from local [...]

11 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Energy Policy

By | May 11th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]

10 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Health Care Reform

By | May 10th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]

9 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Minimum Wage, Family Leave and Wage Gap

By | May 9th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]

8 05, 2017

Federal Policy Update: 38-15-1

By | May 8th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

In light of last week's House vote, the Salt Lake Chamber policy team wanted to provide an update on what to expect from Congress in the coming weeks on health care, tax reform, and the budget/appropriations bills. Now that the House of Representatives has passed its version of legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, [...]