29 06, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber and Sen. Lee Announce Support for S. 3013

By |2018-06-29T13:19:51+00:00June 29th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

Business and community leaders ask senators to safeguard trade relations SALT LAKE CITY (June 29, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has signed onto the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s coalition letter urging senators to support Sen. Bob Corker‘s (R-IT) tariff bill, S. 3013, which would require the president to [...]

28 06, 2018

Amazon Wants You to Start a Business to Deliver Its Packages

By |2018-07-18T10:21:48+00:00June 28th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by CNN Wire in Fox 13 on June 28, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — If you have $10,000 and want to be your own boss, Amazon has a deal for you. Starting Thursday, you can apply to start your very own small business, delivering Amazon Prime packages in Amazon branded vans and uniforms. [...]

27 06, 2018

$12 Million Intermountain Project to Foster Focus on ‘Non-Medical Factors That Affect Health’

By |2018-07-18T10:20:16+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Lockhart in Deseret News on June 27, 2018 OGDEN — In 2002, Shannon Barnes nervously walked into Weber Human Services to seek a diagnosis to help her understand her pronounced paranoia, hallucinations and depression. Not long after she was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, and began meeting with a therapist and taking [...]

27 06, 2018

Utah’s Small Business Successes Highlighted at Congressional Committee

By |2018-07-18T10:19:10+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on June 27, 2018 Salt Lake City–Last week, Derek B. Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, joined Congressman John Curtis to highlight the success of small businesses in Utah at the U.S. House Small Business Committee’s “Communities That Think Small and Win Big” hearing. [...]

27 06, 2018

Downtown Salt Lake City Honors Vasilios Priskos, the Late Real-Estate Maven and Booster of Utah’s Urban Core

By |2018-07-18T10:17:52+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Tony Semerad in The Salt Lake Tribune on June 27, 2018 As a one-of-a-kind booster of downtown Salt Lake City, the late real-estate executive Vasilios Priskos should not just get awards posthumously, supporters said. He should have awards named after him. Priskos died last October at age 53 after a long fight with cancer [...]

27 06, 2018

Unofficial Vote Tallies From Utah’s 2018 Primary Election

By |2018-07-18T10:16:46+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Deseret News on June 27, 2018 Unofficial voting results from Tuesday’s primary elections in Utah, as of midnight Tuesday night. In partisan races, the leading vote-getter in each contest advances to the Nov. 6 general election. Key to party affiliations: (R) Republican, (D) Democrat. “Inc” denotes incumbent. School board elections are nonpartisan. [...]

27 06, 2018

Venture Capital — the Key to Boosting Economic Prosperity in Utah

By |2018-07-18T10:11:06+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by A. Scott Anderson in Deseret News on June 27, 2018 By many measures, Utah has “arrived” as an economic powerhouse. The national rankings tell the story. We rank at or near the top in nearly every labor market measurement, with exceptionally strong employment growth and low unemployment. We rank as one of [...]

27 06, 2018

U. Names New Medical School Dean to Replace Vivian Lee

By |2018-07-18T10:09:59+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Wendy Leonard in Deseret News on June 27, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah on Wednesday replaced Dr. Vivian Lee, former head of health sciences and dean of the medical school, who resigned amid controversy involving the Huntsman Cancer Institute last year. Dr. Michael Good, University of Florida College of Medicine dean since [...]

27 06, 2018

Utah’s Small Business Successes Highlighted at Congressional Committee

By |2018-06-27T08:15:14+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber president testifies at “Communities That Think Small and Win Big” Hearing SALT LAKE CITY (June 27, 2018) – Last week, Derek B. Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, joined Congressman John Curtis to highlight the success of small businesses in Utah at the U.S. House Small [...]