31 01, 2020

2020 Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2020-01-31T12:36:40-07:00January 31st, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One month of driving less and smarter to help improve Utah’s Air  SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 31, 2020) - The Salt Lake Chamber, along with its partners UCAIR and TravelWise, kicked off the 11th Annual Clear the Air Challenge today. Issued by business, government and community leaders, the Challenge is a month-long competition designed [...]

31 01, 2020

2020 Legislative Updates: Week One – January 27-31

By |2020-02-19T14:17:14-07:00January 31st, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, The 2020 Legislative Session is finally underway. The first week has been relatively quiet, but did contain a few significant events. On day two, as promised, the Legislature repealed HB 185, the tax reform package it passed in December's special session. This action set the tone for the week and will impact this [...]

29 01, 2020

New Initiative Helps Intermountain Healthcare Improve Air Quality by Reducing Three Million Miles Driven by Caregivers in 2019

By |2020-01-29T10:12:14-07:00January 29th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

Intermountain Healthcare caregivers are helping improve air quality by reducing their driving by more than three million miles last year. It was all part of a one-year initiative for Intermountain, which expanded the use of telework, public transit, and other methods to reduce the number of miles driven by the health system’s 38,000 caregivers. Bad [...]

29 01, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Lauds Passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

By |2020-01-29T09:54:22-07:00January 29th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Trade pact improves and codifies progress that began with NAFTA 25 years ago SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 29, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber lauds the action of President Donald Trump and the United States Congress with today’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a vital trade pact the Chamber has promoted throughout [...]

18 01, 2020

Chamber’s 2020 Legislative Priorities Announced

By |2020-01-24T15:40:50-07:00January 18th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is pleased to present our 2020 Legislative Priorities Guide which was introduced at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit. We are grateful for our members' participation in the preparation of this guide and look forward to their continued involvement as we work with state government, business and communities leaders [...]

17 01, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber 2020 Legislative Priorities Announced at Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2020-01-17T12:48:28-07:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 17, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber introduced its priorities for the 2020 Legislative Session today at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, held in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. Chief among those priorities is sustaining [...]

16 01, 2020

Newmark Knight Frank announces $1.85 Billion Multifamily Transaction

By |2020-01-18T13:26:06-07:00January 16th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

Purchase marks the largest Multifamily transaction since 2016, fifth-largest ever in the U.S. New York, NY (January 16, 2020) — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has announced the sale of Aragon Holdings, LLC’s national portfolio of apartment properties to Harbor Group International (HGI), a global real estate investment and management firm, for $1.85 billion. The firm’s [...]

16 01, 2020

CEO Success Stories: Natalie Gochnour, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

By |2020-02-04T15:51:11-07:00January 16th, 2020|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Natalie Gochnour, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

In the Salt Lake Chamber podcast called "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top leader from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. We are pleased to be joined with Natalie Gochnour, Director [...]

16 01, 2020

What Utah’s Tax Bill Actually Does

By |2020-01-16T15:12:40-07:00January 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

There are few issues that gain the attention of the business community more than taxation and changes to the tax code. As we begin 2020, with the legislature’s recent action in this area, and significant public discussion about what the bill actually does and does not do, the Salt Lake Chamber would like to provide [...]

15 01, 2020

Utah Has More Employment Opportunities Than Employees

By |2020-01-15T11:04:17-07:00January 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

State Ranks Fifth in Worker Availability Ratio with Three Workers for Every Four Jobs SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 15, 2020) – A new analysis by the United States Chamber of Commerce highlights America’s tight labor market and places Utah fifth among states with the lowest ratio of individuals looking for work and actual positions [...]