16 01, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2018 Legislative Priorities at Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By | 2018-01-16T12:12:25+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 16, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, held the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, to preview the business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2018 General Legislative Session.  The Utah Economic Outlook [...]

3 01, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber statement on the passing of President Thomas S. Monson

By | 2018-01-03T16:30:06+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 3, 2018) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the passing of President Thomas S. Monson. “The state of Utah has lost a great Leader. President Monson’s influence has far exceeded his religious responsibilities, stewardship, and love for the Latter-Day Saints [...]

2 01, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Announced Retirement of Senator Orrin Hatch

By | 2018-01-04T09:08:47+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 2, 2018) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the announcement from Senator Orrin Hatch that he will be retiring at the end of his current term. “In the history of the State of Utah no other individual legislator has had [...]

1 01, 2018

President’s Message: New Year’s Resolutions for your Business

By | 2018-01-02T11:28:17+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

It’s time to leave 2017 behind and set your sights to new heights for 2018. The new year affords all of us the opportunity to focus on what we can do to better ourselves, our company and our communities. When you think of New Year’s resolutions, it’s easy to think about goals like losing weight, [...]

29 12, 2017

Top 10 Stories from the Salt Lake Chamber in 2017

By | 2017-12-29T17:51:49+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

We've compiled a list of the Salt Lake Chamber's most read stories from 2017. Take a minute to revisit just some of the many things we have worked on this past year. 1. Zero Red Air Days: Utah's Business Community Commits to Doing Their Part to Clean Up Utah's Air The Salt Lake Chamber Board [...]

19 12, 2017

Learning Best Practices from Leaders for Clean Air

By | 2017-12-19T13:42:33+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s air quality continues to be a top-of-mind issue for many business leaders and employees—especially after our recent red air days. However, just because the poor air is now out of sight, doesn’t mean it should be out of mind, too. Whether there is an inversion or not, air quality affects the recruitment, retention and [...]

14 12, 2017

The Time is Now for Tax Modernization in Utah

By | 2017-12-14T10:48:58+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Announces New Campaign supporting the Modernization of Utah’s Tax Code SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 14th, 2017) – Today, the Salt Lake Chamber unveiled its new campaign calling for the modernization of Utah’s tax code. The Chamber believes modernizing Utah’s tax code is the most critical issue facing the Legislature and must [...]

12 12, 2017

Zero Red Air Days

By | 2017-12-13T09:23:41+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s Business Community Commits to Doing Their Part to Clean Up Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 12, 2017)—Today, the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors voted unanimously to support a business-driven goal of zero red air days. The Zero Red Air Days Initiative seeks to be a united effort to take a stand [...]

6 12, 2017

Weigh in on how the Point of the Mountain Should Grow

By | 2017-12-06T09:17:37+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

  Your Voice is Needed! The Point of the Mountain Development Commission invites you to take a few minutes to complete a survey to help create a vision for the Point of the Mountain area. This area has over 20,000 acres of undeveloped land in Salt Lake and Utah counties, including the prison site. More [...]

1 12, 2017

President’s Message: The Holiday Season is a Time for Reflection

By | 2017-12-01T14:49:23+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

Just a few nights ago, the Chamber offices were once again filled with hundreds of our friends, family, long-time Chamber members, and staff for our annual Holiday Open House. As I walked through the rooms and mingled with guests, I was struck by the love and camaraderie that always seems to permeate these gatherings, but [...]