21 02, 2019

Health care costs rising in Utah

By |2019-02-22T11:51:33-07:00February 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The majority of Utahns, over 60 percent, purchase their health care plans through their employers. Not only is this much higher than the national average of 49 percent, but it’s also the highest rate of employer-sponsored health care plans in the country. Over the last 10 years, we’ve also seen more and more Utahns purchase [...]

20 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber, U.S. Chamber Pledge Commitment to Advancing Commercial Ties between Utah and Israel

By |2019-02-20T10:05:08-07:00February 20th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

New Partnership Promotes Water Management and Innovation SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 20, 2019) - The Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to join forces on a program promoting stronger commercial ties between Utah and Israel, particularly in the water sector where there are opportunities, challenges [...]

15 02, 2019

Small Business Award Winners honored at Chamber Small Business Summit

By |2019-02-15T11:28:40-07:00February 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (February 15, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, held its Small Business Summit: Ignite & Inspire at the Salt Lake City Marriott University Park. The half-day conference provided small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs the opportunity to come together, learn new tools, gain [...]

13 02, 2019

Share your thoughts on the Utah Inland Port

By |2019-02-13T16:28:35-07:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Inland Port Authority is working to create a strategic plan for the Northwest Quadrant of Salt Lake City—and that plan starts with your input! The public forums listed below are open for anyone—please come learn about the inland port, why it's happening, and what the development could look like. Attendees will also have [...]

13 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber launches new Political Action Committee

By |2019-02-13T11:04:44-07:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (February 13, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced the launch of its new political action committee, the Utah Jobs PAC. Known as Utah’s voice of business, the Salt Lake Chamber has earned the well-respected reputation as an effective advocate of Utah’s business community. [...]

6 02, 2019

Computer Science in Every Utah School

By |2019-02-06T11:18:21-07:00February 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah State Board of Education recently adopted a computer science framework for all K-12 schools in Utah. This 2019 legislative session, the Salt Lake Chamber is supporting updating our state's education system to include access to high-quality computer science education for every student. Joining us in this episode of Building Utah to talk more [...]

1 02, 2019

Utah Community Builder: Utah Woolen Mills

By |2019-02-06T22:13:26-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

High-end men’s clothier Utah Woolen Mills (UWM) has outfitted men with tailored, one-of-a-kind suits for 113 years. In 2016, fifth-generation UWM President BJ Stringham decided his family’s company should share their gift with men who may not have the means to afford their own suits. He created the Suited for Good program, which provides tailored, [...]

1 02, 2019

President’s Message: The Business Case for Clean Air

By |2019-02-01T11:36:28-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

While Utah’s superb business climate is unquestionably one of the top reasons businesses move here, Utah’s quality of life remains a major selection factor for both corporations and people looking to relocate to our state.  However, one factor that can negatively affect our quality of life is poor air quality. That’s why, for the last [...]

1 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Announces Small Business Award Winners

By |2019-02-01T11:10:23-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

It’s time to Ignite and Inspire small business owners across the state SALT LAKE CITY, UT (February 1, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced the Small Business Award winners who will be honored at the upcoming Small Business Summit: Ignite & Inspire on Friday, February 15th [...]

31 01, 2019

The Courage and Leadership Needed to Govern in Washington

By |2019-02-19T16:02:48-07:00January 31st, 2019|News & Press|0 Comments

NEIL BRADLEY Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer During the longest government shutdown in our nation’s history, several lawmakers on both sides of the aisle demonstrated a willingness to set party label aside and support bipartisan compromises to reopen the government and support federal workers, including our law enforcement officers. On one side, they included Republican [...]