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28 02, 2020

2020 Legislative Updates: Week Five – February 24-28

By |2020-03-11T12:37:35-07:00February 28th, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, We now have less than two weeks in the Utah Legislative Session — the Legislature now knows the revenue they will have available to put together a budget, and many of the bigger picture bills are moving along. The last two weeks of the session will be fast moving and we will [...]

21 02, 2020

2020 Legislative Updates: Week Four – February 17-21

By |2020-02-21T17:20:00-07:00February 21st, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, We are now just over halfway through Utah’s Legislative Session, and as Senator Jerry Stevenson, Executive Appropriations Chair, told the Salt Lake Tribune, “The next three weeks will be longer than three weeks.”  Yesterday the Legislature released the revenue numbers that they will move forward with as they determine the state’s budget, [...]

14 02, 2020

2020 Legislative Updates: Week Three – February 10-14

By |2020-02-19T14:14:32-07:00February 14th, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, We are now three weeks into the 2020 Utah Legislative Session and the Legislature has introduced over 500 bills for consideration — a majority of them of interest to the business community and related to the Salt Lake Chamber’s legislative priority areas. After the repeal of the recent tax legislation, information related [...]

14 02, 2020

Jane Powers to be honored with Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award

By |2020-02-14T11:16:03-07:00February 14th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Business community recognizes local advocate for providing critical medical care to Utah’s underserved SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 14, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber announced today that Jane Powers, RN BSN will be honored with the 2nd annual Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award. The award recognizes an inspirational individual who has gone above and [...]

14 02, 2020

Lyndsy Blonquist: Work-Life Balance for the Rest of Us

By |2020-02-14T11:01:15-07:00February 14th, 2020|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

A funny thing happened to me a few years ago. And it seems like it happened slowly or perhaps it just took me a while to recognize it. That funny thing was I didn’t have anyone waiting for me to come home from work. My children, who today are 21 and 18, started managing their [...]

11 02, 2020

Executives Optimistic on the Future of Utah’s Economy

By |2020-02-11T11:28:24-07:00February 11th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber releases CEOutlook Confidence Index for 2019-Q4 SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 11, 2020) – The CEOutlook Confidence Index increased from 53.3 in 2019-Q3 to 61.2 for 2019-Q4, as Utah executives report optimism towards the state’s economy, according to the Salt Lake Chamber’s 2019 fourth-quarter CEOutlook 2019 survey released today. “The new decade [...]

7 02, 2020

2020 Legislative Updates: Week Two – February 3-7

By |2020-02-19T14:15:07-07:00February 7th, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|Comments Off on 2020 Legislative Updates: Week Two – February 3-7

Dear Business Community, During this second week of the 2020 Utah Legislative Session, many bills of interest to the business community were introduced and moved through committee. At this point the legislature has introduced over 400 bills and more than half of them impact the businesses and economy of this state. Several priority bills for [...]

4 02, 2020

CEO Success Stories: Thom Carter, UCAIR

By |2020-02-04T15:48:17-07:00February 4th, 2020|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Thom Carter, UCAIR

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 Thom Carter, executive [...]

1 02, 2020

President’s Message: Air Quality is Everyone’s Business

By |2020-02-03T12:06:44-07:00February 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

While the majesty of Utah’s mountains are inspiring and full of recreational possibilities, they also create a natural barrier that can adversely affect our air quality during the winter months, especially along the Wasatch Front. An EDCUtah survey of Salt Lake City businesses ranks air quality as the factor in most need of improvement to [...]

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