Every year the Salt Lake Chamber honors legislators who support a pro-economy and pro-business agenda with the “Business Champion” award. These are legislators who have voted at least 80% of the time with the Chamber’s priority votes. This last legislative session we had 22 priority votes and 79 legislators who voted for those priority votes 80% of the time. Among [...]
The history of Utah’s economy is one of transformation, industry and purposeful planning. Our forebears developed a principled ever-changing blueprint for our current economic success. Last year, nearly 100 business leaders, including the majority of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors, engaged in a similar, forward-thinking blueprint process to ensure Utah’s future economic success. Instead of looking in the [...]
Infrastructure Week is a national week of events meant to educate and elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting America’s economy and our nation’s future. In this episode of Building Utah, we're joined by Andrew Gruber, Executive Director at Wasatch Front Regional Council, to talk about what's being done in Utah on a state and local level to encourage smart [...]
The Salt Lake Chamber presents awards to pro-business Legislators SALT LAKE CITY, UT (May 16, 2018) – Today the business community presented the Business Champion Awards to pro-business legislators who stood for the interests of Utah businesses during the 2018 General Legislative Session. The Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors recognized the efforts of these lawmakers at a breakfast in [...]
Utah’s opioid crisis, Medicaid expansion and housing affordability are some of the biggest health issues being discussed in the legislative interim. Here is what businesses need to know and what to look for in the upcoming interim committee meetings occurring May 16th. Utah’s Opioid Crisis and National Litigation. Utah’s opioid crisis is one of the biggest health issues to date. [...]
Infrastructure Week is a national week of events meant to educate and elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting America’s economy and our nation’s future. In this episode of Building Utah, we're joined by Rep. Brad Wilson to talk about what's being done in Utah on a state and local level to encourage smart growth and infrastructure planning.