22 01, 2021

Business Watch: 2021 Legislative Updates – Week 1

By |2021-01-22T16:14:29-07:00January 22nd, 2021|Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community,  The first week of the 2021 Utah Legislative Session was unlike any that we have seen before.  With unprecedented health and security concerns, the Capitol was nothing like the hive of activity we are accustomed to. Despite the fact that the building was not open to the public, the work of [...]

21 01, 2021

Business Community Releases New Economic Dashboard to Track Recovery as Vaccine Rollout Begins

By |2021-01-21T23:42:32-07:00January 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 21, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Recovery Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has updated the Economic Dashboard for January to help business leaders know where Utah sits in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a full and complete [...]

18 01, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day Promoting 2021 Priorities Focusing on Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

By |2021-01-18T15:55:16-07:00January 18th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber joins with all America on the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to commemorate the life and sacrifice of Dr. King and to affirm its commitment to the ideals and reality for which he lived. Almost 60 years ago, from a jail in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. King wrote that the [...]

13 01, 2021

Jennifer Goodwin: Do You Still Have 2020 Vision?

By |2021-01-13T22:02:34-07:00January 13th, 2021|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Keep your glasses handy and your contact lenses soaking in their solution. I am not referring to your eyesight vision, but your hindsight vision. If there is one common theme from conversations I have held over the past year, it is that year 2020 was difficult, (to say the least). I understand that the concept [...]

12 01, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Introduces 2021 Legislative Priorities at Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit

By |2021-01-13T08:47:30-07:00January 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (January 12, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber hosted the annual Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute to release its 2021 legislative priorities. It was the first policy summit to present a framework for both short- and long-term goals of Utah’s business community for [...]

8 01, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program and Stimulus Programs Update

By |2021-01-11T08:23:59-07:00January 8th, 2021|Blog, Member News, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Economic Aid Act The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act is a $325 billion aid package providing additional assistance to the hardest-hit small businesses, nonprofits, and venues struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The act provides funding for a second round of forgivable loans through the [...]

8 01, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Myths & Misconceptions Webinar

By |2021-01-08T12:30:07-07:00January 8th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Hear from health care professionals about the truths and falsehoods of the new COVID-19 vaccines, how Utah classifies an “essential worker,” and more during the COVID-19 Vaccine: Myths & Misconceptions Webinar. Speakers: Dr. Angela Dunn, State Epidemiologist, Utah Department of Health Dr. Amy J. Khan, Executive Medical Director – Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and [...]

6 01, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Condemns Today’s Violence and Reissues Call for Civility and Peaceful Transfer of Power

By |2021-01-06T21:34:03-07:00January 6th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

On the eve of the 2020 election, the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following principles to guide America’s peaceful and constructive transition of power, calling for: Civil debate around ideas and policies that will guide the future of our country. Voting and access to voting without threat or intimidation. Patience as every vote is counted [...]

4 01, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Congratulates Governor Spencer Cox and Lt. Governor Deidre Henderson and Looks Forward to Working with New Administration

By |2021-01-04T19:58:22-07:00January 4th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 4, 2021) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, congratulated Spencer Cox and Deidre Henderson upon their inauguration today as Utah’s new Governor and Lt. Governor, and said the Chamber is eager to work with the new administration on behalf of businesses, a [...]

23 12, 2020

COVID-19 Relief Package Overview with Sen. Mitt Romney and Rep. John Curtis

By |2020-12-23T11:44:14-07:00December 23rd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Congress is set to pass a new $900 billion COVID-19 relief package to provide aid to individuals, families, and businesses. The package tentatively would include a $600 stimulus check to most Americans, small business loans, and supplemental jobless benefits. The webinar COVID-19 Relief Package Overview is sponsored by the Salt Lake Chamber's Roadmap to Recovery [...]

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