10 01, 2017

3 Reasons Why Businesses Should Care About Our Air

By | January 10th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

Talk of Utah’s air quality seems to increase during this time of the year, leaving many businesses wondering why air quality matters when it comes to their bottom-line. Here are 3 reasons why your business should care about Utah’s air and suggestions on how the business community can collectively impact Utah’s future by participating in [...]

4 01, 2017

5 ways to make the most out of your Chamber Membership

By | January 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Start the New Year off right and learn a few different ways to make the most out of your Chamber membership. Or if you're not a member, what opportunities are available with membership! Attend an Event The Chamber is a gathering place. Every year we provide networking opportunities, seminars, workshops and more to bring the [...]

16 12, 2016

UBR: Dec 12-16

By | December 16th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

December 12, 2016 Did you know this is the time of year when The Road Home gets most of its financial contributions and in-kind donations? The holiday season is an important time for charitable organizations, as they see a large increase in volunteering and donations - which are crucial to the success throughout the entire [...]

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 [...]

5 12, 2016

Chamber Joins Coalition Letter to Urge for Federal Regulatory Reform

By | December 5th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber joined 380 chambers and associations from around the country, sending a strong message to Capitol Hill that regulatory reform continues to be a critical priority for the business community. The groups urged Speaker Paul Ryan to make consideration of the “Regulatory Accountability Act” an early priority for the 115th Congress. We believe that [...]

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 [...]

28 11, 2016

New Report Calls for Strategic Reforms to Improve Regulation in Utah

By | November 28th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 28, 2016) — Today 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 report, titled: “The Cost of Doing Business: Improving Utah’s Regulatory System” details limitations within Utah’s existing administrative rules process and important [...]

28 11, 2016

Utah Regulation Reform

By | November 28th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s economy is one of the strongest in the nation. Just last week Forbes named Utah the best state for business for the third year. But in response to our success we are tasked with a difficult question: how can we make the best state for business even better? The answer to this question [...]

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 [...]