25 02, 2017

Utah Non-compete Study Results Now Available | No Further Legislative Action in 2017

By | February 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

No Further Legislative Action to be taken in 2017 Utah General Legislative Session SALT LAKE CITY (February 25, 2017) – Yesterday, the Salt Lake Chamber in collaboration with a working group of legislators and members of the business community, released the findings from a study conducted in response to the passage of H.B. 251, post-employment [...]

17 02, 2017

Statement on Outdoor Retailer Show Leaving Utah

By | February 17th, 2017|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 17, 2017) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding Outdoor Retailer’s decision to leave the state of Utah. “Utah is an incredible location for outdoor recreation, home to hundreds of companies that employ thousands of Utahns. We regret the decision by [...]

10 01, 2017

Wilford Clyde Named Vice Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By | January 10th, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

To serve with current chair, Keith McMullin, president and CEO of Deseret Management, Inc.  SALT LAKE CITY (January 10, 2017) The Salt Lake Chamber has named Wilford Clyde, president of Clyde Companies, as the vice chair of its Board of Governors. He will serve alongside current chair, Keith McMullin, the current president and CEO of [...]

10 01, 2017

Statement on the Appointment of Theresa Foxley to Lead EDCUtah

By | January 10th, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 10, 2017) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Theresa Foxley as head of EDCUtah. “I am ecstatic that Theresa Foxley has been selected to lead EDCUtah. This organization does important work for our state and they need [...]

7 12, 2016

Governor’s FY2018 Budget Proposal

By | December 7th, 2016|Blog, News & Press, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber issues the following statement: SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 7, 2016) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Herbert’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal: “Once again Utah is fortunate to have a robust economy producing strong revenue growth to meet critical needs as [...]

1 12, 2016

President’s Message: Preserving Utah’s Excellent Business Climate

By | December 1st, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

A terrific business climate is one of the best holiday gifts that Utah’s businesses could receive. As the statewide voice for business, the Salt Lake Chamber works to ensure Utah’s business climate remains among the best in the nation. We believe low taxes, limited but effective regulations, top-notch infrastructure, a talented workforce and well-managed and [...]

10 11, 2016

President’s Message: Time for Unity & Gratitude

By | November 10th, 2016|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|3 Comments

We live in an amazing time – a period of astonishing advancements in medicine, communications, transportation, commerce, computing power, and virtually every scientific and technological discipline. Unfortunately, the “soft” side of society -- our rancorous politics, our sometimes-venomous public discourse, and our dysfunctional federal governance – is not keeping up with the great advances and [...]

5 05, 2016

Utah Mourns the Loss of Former Senator Bob Bennett

By | May 5th, 2016|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber issues the following statement on the passing of former US Senator Bob Bennett SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (May 4, 2016) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the passing of former US Senator Bob Bennett. “I am deeply saddened by the passing of [...]

16 02, 2016

Voters Must Make a Generational Decision

By | February 16th, 2016|Education, Workforce and Health Care, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

It is now time to invite voters to make a generational decision about education. At times necessity dictates that we come together as a state to make a tough decision — a generational decision that will have lasting consequences, potentially changing the trajectory of Utah’s future. Today is one of these moments. Let’s look at [...]