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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

3 Takeaways from the Point of the Mountain Development Commission

Rapid growth and technology are pulling our state together. Nowhere is this more visible than at the Point of the Mountain where the state's two largest economies are integrating with a nationally recognized technology hub. In the 2016 legislative session, the Utah Legislature created the Point of the Mountain Development Commission to head a process to develop a vision for [...]

Experts Tell Business Leaders It’s Time to Build in Utah

Friday, May 19th marked the end of National Infrastructure Week 2017. This year, Utah celebrated in a big way by hosting Time to Build Utah at the Salt Lake Chamber, and Speaker Greg Hughes participated on a panel at the national event in Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Chamber. The Chamber proudly hosted business and community leaders with a keen interest [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

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

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 critical of overregulation. We will miss [...]

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

Utah’s Business Community Honors Pro-Business Legislators

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 Lake Chamber Executive Board recognized [...]

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