29 12, 2017

UBR: December 25-19

By |2017-12-12T10:59:58+00:00December 29th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

December 25, 2017 The best present you can give your children and grandchildren this year, is the promise of a healthy future. The orange and red air quality days we’ve seen this year are damaging to their health. While we can’t do much about our geography, we can do something about the amount of emissions [...]

29 12, 2017

Top 10 Stories from the Salt Lake Chamber in 2017

By |2017-12-29T17:51:49+00:00December 29th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

We've compiled a list of the Salt Lake Chamber's most read stories from 2017. Take a minute to revisit just some of the many things we have worked on this past year. 1. Zero Red Air Days: Utah's Business Community Commits to Doing Their Part to Clean Up Utah's Air The Salt Lake Chamber Board [...]

22 12, 2017

UBR: December 18-22

By |2017-12-12T10:55:29+00:00December 22nd, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

December 18, 2017 Save the date of February 2nd. That’s when the Salt Lake Chamber’s “Ignite and Inspire Small Business Summit” takes place. This half-day conference will provide the opportunity for small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs to come together and learn new tools, tactics and strategies, gain practical skills and make invaluable connections to [...]

19 12, 2017

Learning Best Practices from Leaders for Clean Air

By |2017-12-19T13:42:33+00:00December 19th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s air quality continues to be a top-of-mind issue for many business leaders and employees—especially after our recent red air days. However, just because the poor air is now out of sight, doesn’t mean it should be out of mind, too. Whether there is an inversion or not, air quality affects the recruitment, retention and [...]

15 12, 2017

UBR: December 11-15

By |2017-12-06T09:43:09+00:00December 15th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

December 11, 2017 ‘Tis the season for giving. It’s almost as if our hearts become a little larger this time of year. Maybe it’s because of the time we spend counting our blessings and reflecting on what we’re thankful for that encourages us to spread joy, give to those we love and share what we [...]

14 12, 2017

The Time is Now for Tax Modernization in Utah

By |2018-07-06T14:35:07+00:00December 14th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Announces New Campaign supporting the Modernization of Utah’s Tax Code SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 14th, 2017) – Today, the Salt Lake Chamber unveiled its new campaign calling for the modernization of Utah’s tax code. The Chamber believes modernizing Utah’s tax code is the most critical issue facing the Legislature and must [...]

12 12, 2017

Zero Red Air Days

By |2017-12-13T09:23:41+00:00December 12th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s Business Community Commits to Doing Their Part to Clean Up Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 12, 2017)—Today, the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors voted unanimously to support a business-driven goal of zero red air days. The Zero Red Air Days Initiative seeks to be a united effort to take a stand [...]

8 12, 2017

UBR: December 4-8

By |2017-12-06T09:26:35+00:00December 8th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

December 4, 2017 In 2026 America will turn 250 years old. To prepare for this event, Eric Dowdle is putting together 250 paintings that will help tell America's story. His art, radio program and TV show “Painting the Town,” help him capture the essence and unique character of historically significant events or places. Over the [...]

6 12, 2017

Transportation Governance and Funding Task Force: What you didn’t read in the newspaper

By |2017-12-06T13:10:33+00:00December 6th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

Throughout the summer and fall, the legislature convened a special Transportation Governance and Funding Task Force to take a deep dive into a variety of possible improvements to transportation policy and governance as well as ways to streamline and align investment and funding strategies for Utah’s long-term transportation needs. Members of the task force included [...]

6 12, 2017

Weigh in on how the Point of the Mountain Should Grow

By |2017-12-06T09:17:37+00:00December 6th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

  Your Voice is Needed! The Point of the Mountain Development Commission invites you to take a few minutes to complete a survey to help create a vision for the Point of the Mountain area. This area has over 20,000 acres of undeveloped land in Salt Lake and Utah counties, including the prison site. More [...]