18 01, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2017 Legislative Priorities and Announces Effort to Guide State’s Future Economic Direction and Competitiveness

By | January 18th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 18, 2016) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber held its inaugural Policy Summit to preview the business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2017 General Legislative Session with the release of the 2017 Public Policy Guide. Additionally, the Chamber made two major announcements to develop a long-term vision for Utah’s economy [...]

14 12, 2016

P3s: What are they and why should your business care?

By | December 14th, 2016|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

A heightened national discussion around the use of public-private partnerships or “P3s” for infrastructure projects may leave you wondering what P3s are and why your business should care about them. What is a Public Private Partnership? P3s exist in many shapes and forms and can be used for a wide array of projects ranging from [...]

22 11, 2016

November Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By | November 22nd, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. 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. These Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

2 11, 2016

October Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By | November 2nd, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. 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. These Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

5 10, 2016

September Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By | October 5th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. 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. These Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

21 07, 2016

July Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By | July 21st, 2016|Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. 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. The Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

22 06, 2016

Interim Recap: June

By | June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

Issues Highlighted on the Hill After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. 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. The Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may addressed [...]

27 05, 2016

Utah’s Infrastructure Game Recap

By | May 27th, 2016|Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

During the recent 2016 Infrastructure Week, the Utah Transportation Coalition hosted Utah’s Infrastructure Game with ITS Solutions with Blaine D. Leonard, Utah Department of Transportation ITS Program Manager & Jack Vines Chief of Strategy and Growth at data-analytic start-up, Blyncsy. This blog post provides a recap of discussion considered during this event. Paradigm Shift: Intelligent [...]

20 05, 2016

Infrastructure Week: Investment in Infrastructure Creates Immeasurable Benefits

By | May 20th, 2016|Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

America’s greatest transportation project ever – the Transcontinental Railroad – was completed right here in Utah. Businessmen, politicians, clergy and hundreds of workers gathered May 10, 1869, along a stretch of Utah desert as the ceremonial last spike was driven at Promontory Summit to connect the country’s east and west.  The event, in which the [...]

20 05, 2016

Infrastructure Week: Impact of Infrastructure Proven with the Salt Lake International Airport

By | May 20th, 2016|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

First impressions are important. Despite Utah’s world-renowned natural beauty, we often overlook the impressions that 22 million people receive from Utah annually—through its airport. This week the Salt Lake Chamber’s Utah Transportation Coalition is joining other transportation leaders around the nation for Infrastructure Week, recognizing the importance of infrastructure and that it encompasses more than [...]