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 [...]

13 02, 2019

WGU President to Join Leaders in Technology, Workforce Development, and Education on American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

By |2019-02-13T15:31:33-07:00February 13th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY – (February 13, 2019) Western Governors University (WGU) President Scott Pulsipher is among a group of 25 U.S. governors, Fortune 500 CEOs, education leaders, and workforce association leaders appointed to serve on the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today. The Advisory Board, co-chaired by Commerce Secretary [...]

13 02, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Clark Ivory

By |2019-02-13T14:54:25-07:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with Clark Ivory, CEO of Ivory Homes, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, the Utah Community Builders and more. If you have ideas or thoughts [...]

13 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber launches new Political Action Committee

By |2019-02-13T11:04:44-07:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (February 13, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced the launch of its new political action committee, the Utah Jobs PAC. Known as Utah’s voice of business, the Salt Lake Chamber has earned the well-respected reputation as an effective advocate of Utah’s business community. [...]

12 02, 2019

David P. Mooers-Putzer Joins Parr Brown as an Associate

By |2019-02-13T15:39:50-07:00February 12th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

February 12, 2019, Salt Lake City, UT …. The Law firm of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that David P. Mooers-Putzer has joined the firm as an Associate in the Litigation Section. Mr. Mooers-Putzer received his B.A. in History from Stanford University, in 2009.  In 2013 he earned his J.D. from the University of Utah, [...]

11 02, 2019

Once Implausible, Conversions Of Retail Real Estate To Warehouses Emerging Across US

By |2019-02-11T09:16:17-07:00February 11th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

CBRE Analysis Finds 24 Conversion Projects From California To Baltimore As Retail Closures Yield Industrial Opportunities Salt Lake City—February 11, 2019—Retail real estate left behind by the retail industry’s evolution can find new life as warehouses and e-commerce distribution centers, as shown by a new report from CBRE detailing 24 such conversion projects across the U.S. CBRE found various [...]

6 02, 2019

Computer Science in Every Utah School

By |2019-02-06T11:18:21-07:00February 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah State Board of Education recently adopted a computer science framework for all K-12 schools in Utah. This 2019 legislative session, the Salt Lake Chamber is supporting updating our state's education system to include access to high-quality computer science education for every student. Joining us in this episode of Building Utah to talk more [...]

1 02, 2019

Utah Community Builder: Utah Woolen Mills

By |2019-07-02T12:24:46-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

High-end men’s clothier Utah Woolen Mills (UWM) has outfitted men with tailored, one-of-a-kind suits for 113 years. In 2016, fifth-generation UWM President BJ Stringham decided his family’s company should share their gift with men who may not have the means to afford their own suits. He created the Suited for Good program, which provides tailored, [...]

1 02, 2019

President’s Message: The Business Case for Clean Air

By |2019-02-01T11:36:28-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

While Utah’s superb business climate is unquestionably one of the top reasons businesses move here, Utah’s quality of life remains a major selection factor for both corporations and people looking to relocate to our state.  However, one factor that can negatively affect our quality of life is poor air quality. That’s why, for the last [...]