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

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 the business and economic environment [...]

January 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

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 of the Kem C. Gardner [...]

January 16th, 2020|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Natalie Gochnour, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

What Utah’s Tax Bill Actually Does

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 a summary of the new [...]

January 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Has More Employment Opportunities Than Employees

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 available. According to the report, [...]

January 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Governor Herbert’s 2021 Budget Proposal

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 8, 2020) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Governor Gary Herbert’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal: “The 21st century has been a period of unprecedented growth as Utah has consistently ranked as one of America’s most diverse and highest-performing economies. This has [...]

January 8th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Teresa Bagdasarova: Shifting the Narrative on Failure

At the Women’s Business Center of Utah, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing resilient women business owners move mountains to build their business from the ground up. They’ve juggled family, school and a full-time job, while leveraging their resources and elevating their business to unforeseeable heights. I’ve noticed most of my conversations with women in business, or with those that [...]

January 6th, 2020|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments