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2020 Legislative Updates: Week Four – February 17-21

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, how they will fund new [...]

February 21st, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

2020 Legislative Updates: Week Three – February 10-14

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 to available revenue numbers for [...]

February 14th, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

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

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 beyond the call of duty [...]

February 14th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

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

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 own lives. Whether it be [...]

February 14th, 2020|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Executives Optimistic on the Future of Utah’s Economy

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 is beginning on a high [...]

February 11th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

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 the Salt Lake Chamber were [...]

February 7th, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|Comments Off on 2020 Legislative Updates: Week Two – February 3-7