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State’s New Regulatory Website Eases Business Participation in Rulemaking Process

Last fall, 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 Cost of Doing Business: Improving Utah’s Regulatory System report details limitations within Utah’s existing administrative rules process and important areas where the State has room for improvement. A critical component of this report was [...]

June 5th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

38-15-1: Federal Update June 2, 2017

The Salt Lake Chamber policy team wanted to provide you an update on what to expect from Congress before the summer recess. The Timeline: Congress will be in session for seven weeks before we hit August recess, and only an additional 3-4 weeks in September before the current federal government funding ends on September 30. The Salt Lake Chamber will also be in [...]

June 2nd, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Chamber joins 25k Jobs in 25 Counties Tour in Morgan

In response to Governor Herbert’s call to action in his State of the State, and a legislative resolution, key partners are uniting behind a goal of creating 25,000 new jobs in the 25 counties off the Wasatch Front over the next four years. Lieutenant Governor Cox, Rural Partnership Board, private sector and the legislature are working to ensure that all Utahns [...]

June 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Membership Roundup: May 2017

Allos Environmental 32 E. Exchange Place #100 Salt Lake City, UT 84111 435.414.9880 promontorypt.com Chasm Partners 324 South 400 West, Ste. 275 Salt Lake City, UT 84101 385.439.4450 chasmpartners.com Ion Solar 4801 N. University Ave, Ste. 900 Provo, UT 84604 888.781.7074 ionsolar.com Les Madeleines 216 East 500 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111 801.355.2294 lesmadeleines.com Project Control, Inc. 2150 South 1300 [...]

June 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

President’s Message: A Pro-Business Legislature Empowers Utah’s Free Enterprise Economy

It’s no secret that Utah is doing something right. It’s splashed all over the headlines of CNBC, Forbes, Washington Post, and U.S. News and World Report that Utah is the best place to live, work, learn and play. The secret to our success, however, appears to be a little more elusive. What makes Utah so unique is the level of [...]

June 1st, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

What Is the Chamber’s Water Champions Program?

Water is a scarce resource in Utah. In fact, the Beehive State ranks as the second driest in the nation. While businesses understand this scarcity, it may not be top of mind when considering ways to improve a company’s environmental impact or make a difference for the economic prosperity of the state. More than just a scarce resource, water also [...]

May 30th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|0 Comments