19 07, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Receives ACCE Grand Award for Communication Excellence

By |2018-07-19T10:15:16-07:00July 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (July 19, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has received a 2018 Grand Award for Communication Excellence from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The Chamber received this recognition for their work on the Utah Tax Modernization Campaign. “We are proud to receive this [...]

18 07, 2018

5 Easy Ways To Stay Informed This Summer

By |2018-07-18T11:59:00-07:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Amidst your barbeques, pool parties and camping trips this summer, there’s a chance the subject of politics may come up as a topic of conversation. Whether the mention of politics fills you with dread and aversion or genuinely piques your interest, when you are informed, there is no reason to feel intimidated by a respectful [...]

18 07, 2018

Downtown Alliance Leader Stepping Down

By |2018-07-18T09:04:17-07:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City (July 18, 2018) Community and business leader, Jason Mathis announced his resignation from the Downtown Alliance this week. Mathis has served as the executive director of the Alliance and executive vice president of the Salt Lake Chamber since 2008. “This has been much more than a job to me,” Mathis said. “I [...]

16 07, 2018

5 Ways to Discover What THE BLOCKS Have to Offer

By |2018-07-19T09:47:58-07:00July 16th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Salt Lake Chamber in KSL on July 16, 2018 What are THE BLOCKS? Chances are you’ve already enjoyed Salt Lake’s Cultural Core even if you didn’t know it at the time. If you’ve ever attended a concert, admired a piece of street art, browsed an art gallery, museum or been to a [...]

13 07, 2018

The Pros and Cons of Utah’s Ballot Initiatives

By |2018-07-13T11:05:04-07:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Utah is at a historic point in history. Never has the state had so many ballot initiatives brought forth by citizens in the community. Three, potentially four, initiatives will be voted on in the General Election this coming November. Medical marijuana expansion, Medicaid expansion, and changes to both election boundaries and the caucus system are [...]

13 07, 2018

UBR: July 9-13

By |2018-07-03T10:52:06-07:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

July 9, 2018 Recently, the Chamber signed onto the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s coalition letter urging senators to support Sen. Bob Corker’s tariff bill, S. 3013, which would require the president to submit to Congress any proposal to raise tariffs in the interest of national security. Sen. Mike Lee also supports Corker’s tariff bill and [...]

12 07, 2018

Steve Starks to take over as Chairman of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By |2018-07-12T11:39:51-07:00July 12th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 12, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has named Steve Starks, president of the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment, as the new Chairman of its Board of Governors. Starks has served as the Board’s vice chair alongside current chair, Wilford [...]

11 07, 2018

Downtown SLC Unveils “THE BLOCKS”

By |2018-07-11T12:37:18-07:00July 11th, 2018|Blog, Member News, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake’s Cultural Core is Utah’s Premier Urban Art, Culture and Entertainment District Salt Lake City (July 11, 2018) – It’s been widely recognized that downtown Salt Lake is one of the best places in the nation to live, work and play. Today, leaders from local arts organizations, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and [...]

11 07, 2018

Downtown SLC Presents Unveils ‘The Blocks’

By |2018-07-12T11:20:41-07:00July 11th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on July 11, 2018 It’s been widely recognized that downtown Salt Lake is one of the best places in the nation to live, work and play. Wednesday, leaders from local arts organizations, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and representatives from Salt Lake County gathered to officially launch the Cultural [...]

6 07, 2018

UBR: July 2-6

By |2018-06-27T14:08:17-07:00July 6th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

July 2, 2018 On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Dakota v. Mayfair, ruling that South Dakota can require internet retailers to collect sales tax on purchases by local buyers, even if the retailer isn't physically present within the state. This precedent establishes a framework for other states to enact or [...]