The 2015 Public Policy Guide will be released prior to the upcoming legislative session. This post is part of a series of weekly broad based policy topics that will be featured in the new guide.
The upcoming 2015 Public Policy Guide strives to obtain community prosperity through investment by addressing economic development, jobs and growth. Utah continues to receive praises for our economic strength and pro-business climate.
Utah can arguably claim to have the premier economic development team in the nation with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Economic Development Corporation of Utah, World Trade Center Utah and our local, state federal officials all working toward growing our economy.
As we look forward to the next frontier of economic development and driving growth we must have a continued focus on critical areas such as life sciences, advanced manufacturing, software and IT development, aerospace and defense, logistics and distribution centers, and financial services.
Additionally, Utah’s economic perception and strength are also important to attract new business, help grow our workforce and fortify our economy. Perceptions of Utah are an important component of our economic development success.
What’s next for our state? The Salt Lake Chamber plans to place an emphasis on driving innovation, workforce development, growing our international trade and ensuring we keep pro-business economic climate.
Additional information concerning the Salt Lake Chamber’s policy priorities for economic development, jobs and growth, as well as a number of other important topics will be will be available in the upcoming week with the release of the 2015 Public Policy Guide on January 22.