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24 03, 2020

Utah Economic Response Task Force Facts & FAQs: Economic Response Plan & Small Business Resources

By |2020-04-03T14:15:40-07:00March 24th, 2020|News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force hosted a “Facts & FAQs” virtual conference call on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST to provide an update on the status of economic efforts to mitigate the coronavirus. This zoom video conference provided an overview of the economic response plan and resources for small businesses. [...]

24 03, 2020

Governor Herbert Releases Economic Response Plan

By |2020-03-26T08:02:35-07:00March 24th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

“Utah Leads Together” provides concrete steps against coronavirus Salt Lake City, UT (March 24, 2020) – Governor Gary R. Herbert released “Utah Leads Together,” his comprehensive task force plan to mitigate the economic consequences of Covid-19 and return Utah to the record-setting growth it enjoyed prior to the pandemic. The report and economic playbook include [...]

23 03, 2020

COVID-19 Task Force Releases Videos to Support Businesses

By |2020-03-24T16:39:50-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah COVID-19 Community Task Force is developing videos on topics related to the coronavirus. Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and chair of the Economic Response Task Force participated in the production of the business-related videos. Please find them below. We encourage you to share these with your network. [...]

21 03, 2020

Utah Outlook 2020 – Quarter 1 Poll Released

By |2020-03-21T08:18:34-07:00March 21st, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber's Utah Outlook 2020 first quarter poll results are now available. The Utah Outlook is a statewide poll measuring Utahns' sentiments on issues relevant to us and our communities. As with CEOutlook, which measures opinions from business executives, the new polling information will be released every quarter and made available to all Chamber members. [...]

20 03, 2020

Leaders Share Best Practices to Support Economy Through Pandemic

By |2020-03-25T16:24:24-07:00March 20th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT (March 20, 2020) – Governor Gary R. Herbert and industry leaders shared strategies, ideas and best practices to combat and mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus. Some ideas include: using take out at restaurants; scheduling shopping, home viewings, and other necessary and appropriate gatherings; and, maintaining social distance at all [...]

20 03, 2020

Utah Economic Response Task Force Facts & FAQs: Workforce Stabilization Strategies

By |2020-03-26T21:22:41-07:00March 20th, 2020|News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force hosted a “Facts & FAQs” virtual conference call on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST to provide an update on the status of economic efforts to mitigate the coronavirus, including a discussion of available resources for employers, employees, and those who have already felt the consequences of [...]

20 03, 2020

2020 Legislative Session Culmination Update

By |2020-03-20T08:10:56-07:00March 20th, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, The 2020 Legislative Session is officially over. While we have all been focused on protecting our health, families, economy and businesses, since the session ended, we wanted to send out a summary of the major outcomes of this year’s session.    Coronavirus In the last few days of the Legislative Session, legislators appropriated [...]

18 03, 2020

Salt Lake City Releases an Emergency Loan Program for Businesses

By |2020-03-19T07:36:52-07:00March 18th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

The Salt Lake City Emergency Loan Program for businesses is now open for applications. This rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis demands deliberate action. Not delays. This week, the Salt Lake City Council supported Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s request to release $1,000,000 in funding to support local businesses during this difficult time. “More than 90% of the 17,000 [...]

17 03, 2020

Governor Convenes Economic Response Task Force

By |2020-03-25T16:25:19-07:00March 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (MARCH 17, 2020) — Governor Gary R. Herbert convened the first meeting of the Economic Response Task Force, a subcommittee of the COVID-19 Task Force, today as part of his overarching plan to respond decisively to mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus. Leaders in the community attended via teleconference and in [...]

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