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28 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber issues statement on HB 441

By |2019-03-06T18:53:51-07:00February 28th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 28, 2019) –  Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on HB 441, Tax Equalization and Reduction Act: “As Utah’s ‘Voice of Business,’ the Salt Lake Chamber supports the Utah Legislature taking bold action to implement an updated, balanced approach [...]

26 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber joins USMCA Coalition

By |2019-02-26T11:14:36-07:00February 26th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Coalition calls on Congress to act on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 26, 2019) –  Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, joined more than 200 companies, leading business and trade organizations, and associations representing farmers and ranchers, manufacturers, service providers, and technology companies calling for congressional [...]

25 02, 2019

How Utah’s Economy Affects the Housing Gap

By |2019-02-25T14:36:32-07:00February 25th, 2019|Housing Gap Emails|2 Comments

In our last email, we explained what Utah’s Housing Gap is and how for the first time in 40 years, more Utahns are in need of a home than there are homes available. While we know this gap is likely to continue expanding in the next few years, there are a few important details to [...]

25 02, 2019

How Utah’s Economy Affects the Housing Gap

By |2019-02-25T14:12:09-07:00February 25th, 2019|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition|1 Comment

For the first time in 40 years, more Utahns are in need of a home than there are homes available. Over the last ten years, a 54,000 gap has accrued between the number of Utah families or individuals needing housing and the supply of housing units. This gap is likely to continue expanding in the [...]

21 02, 2019

Health care costs rising in Utah

By |2019-02-25T16:03:51-07:00February 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The majority of Utahns, over 60 percent, purchase their health care plans through their employers. Not only is this much higher than the national average of 49 percent, but it’s also the highest rate of employer-sponsored health care plans in the country. Over the last 10 years, we’ve also seen more and more Utahns purchase [...]

20 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber, U.S. Chamber Pledge Commitment to Advancing Commercial Ties between Utah and Israel

By |2019-02-20T10:05:08-07:00February 20th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

New Partnership Promotes Water Management and Innovation SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 20, 2019) - The Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to join forces on a program promoting stronger commercial ties between Utah and Israel, particularly in the water sector where there are opportunities, challenges [...]

15 02, 2019

Small Business Award Winners honored at Chamber Small Business Summit

By |2019-02-15T11:28:40-07:00February 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (February 15, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, held its Small Business Summit: Ignite & Inspire at the Salt Lake City Marriott University Park. The half-day conference provided small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs the opportunity to come together, learn new tools, gain [...]

14 02, 2019

3 Benefits to Implementing a Road User Charge

By |2019-02-19T14:24:44-07:00February 14th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

For the past two decades, Utah’s gas tax revenue has been steadily declining, due in large part to more fuel efficient vehicles. At the same time, Utah has seen an increase in the number of miles traveled by vehicles. The Salt Lake Chamber has remained firm that users should bear the primary responsibility for funding [...]

13 02, 2019

Share your thoughts on the Utah Inland Port

By |2019-02-13T16:28:35-07:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|2 Comments

The Inland Port Authority is working to create a strategic plan for the Northwest Quadrant of Salt Lake City—and that plan starts with your input! The public forums listed below are open for anyone—please come learn about the inland port, why it's happening, and what the development could look like. Attendees will also have [...]

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