14 05, 2018

3 health issues to look for in this week’s interim session committee meetings

By | 2018-05-14T10:50:13+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s opioid crisis, Medicaid expansion and housing affordability are some of the biggest health issues being discussed in the legislative interim. Here is what businesses need to know and what to look for in the upcoming interim committee meetings occurring May 16th. Utah’s Opioid Crisis and National Litigation. Utah’s opioid crisis is one of the [...]

29 03, 2018

5 Workforce Wins from the 2018 Session

By | 2018-03-29T07:42:22+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

The 2018 Legislative Session is behind us, but the positive impacts for our economy and business community will be felt for years to come. In the next several weeks, we will break down some of the most impactful pieces of legislation the Chamber supported over the 45 day session, share insights about the process and [...]

16 03, 2018

What Every Business Leader Needs to Know about the ‘Our Schools Now’ Legislative Compromise

By | 2018-03-16T13:54:20+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|1 Comment

The 2018 Legislative Session is behind us, but the positive impacts for our economy and business community will be felt for years to come. In the next several weeks, we will break down some of the most impactful pieces of legislation the Salt Lake Chamber supported over the past 45 days, share insights about the [...]

26 10, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Applauds Congress for Passing Budget – a Key Step in Tax Reform

By | 2017-10-27T08:38:06+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (October 26, 2017) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement today after Congress’ final passage of the Budget Resolution for FY18, unlocking the process to achieve pro-growth tax reform: “As Utah’s business leader, we are thrilled that Congress is moving forward with tax [...]

28 09, 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2017 Utah Global Forum

By | 2017-09-26T11:01:42+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

On Tuesday, October 17, the Utah Global Forum will bring together people from around Utah, the nation and the world for an unparalleled opportunity for international discovery, discussion and networking. The Utah Global Forum is the state's premier international event. Attendees will explore Utah's role in the global marketplace and discuss a diverse range of [...]

28 06, 2017

June 2017 Interim Recap

By | 2017-06-28T08:58:56+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. This month a number of key items we discussed: Transportation Governance and Funding Task [...]

26 06, 2017

Health Secretary Tom Price pitches health care reform bill in Utah visit

By | 2017-07-14T09:19:33+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Lockhart in the Deseret News on June 26, 2017. SANDY — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price made his pitch for the health care reform bill currently pending in the Senate Monday during a stop in Utah. Price also took questions from multiple business leaders about health care [...]

11 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Energy Policy

By | 2017-05-10T14:02:03+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]

10 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Health Care Reform

By | 2017-05-10T14:00:43+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]

9 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Minimum Wage, Family Leave and Wage Gap

By | 2017-05-10T14:00:39+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]