14 10, 2021

Executive Confidence Dips Yet Job Growth Continues to Rebound

By |2021-10-14T10:45:53-07:00October 14th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber CEOutlook 2021-Q2 Highlights A Dip in Confidence with Warning Signs Flashing in Supply Chains and Labor Markets  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (October 14, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook released today shows forward progress in job growth but a slight dip in confidence levels from 2021-Q1. While executive confidence remains high in [...]

13 10, 2021

Transit-Oriented Development: Four Birds, One Stone

By |2021-10-14T10:39:48-07:00October 13th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

There is no one singular solution to Utah’s Housing Crisis. Rather, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has identified five “best practices” for meeting the housing affordability challenge in Utah. This article will explain how transit-oriented developments not only increases affordable housing but also decreases transportation costs, is good for the environment and revitalizes neighborhoods. [...]

8 10, 2021

Economic Dashboard Shows Relative Strength of Utah’ Broad Based Recovery Amidst Remaining Headwinds

By |2021-10-13T12:45:14-07:00October 8th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Prosperity Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has updated the Economic Dashboard for October to help business leaders know where Utah stands in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a complete economic recovery from the pandemic recession and provides context for [...]

6 10, 2021

COVID-19 Headlines: Fact or Fiction? Experts Weigh In

By |2021-10-06T11:09:35-07:00October 6th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

As Utah and the nation are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases and our ICUs are near or full capacity, the headlines continue to send mixed messages and it is increasingly difficult to identify fact versus fiction. During the webinar we heard from the local healthcare experts that are working the front lines. Speakers: [...]

5 10, 2021

ADUs in Your Neighborhood

By |2021-10-05T10:08:56-07:00October 5th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

There is no one singular solution to Utah’s Housing Crisis. Rather, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has identified five “best practices” for meeting the housing affordability challenge in Utah. This article will describe how ADUs can exist in our neighborhoods without disrupting architectural or community character. Solving Utah’s housing crisis will require creativity from [...]

4 10, 2021

We’re Hiring! Public Policy Coordinator

By |2021-10-04T15:15:59-07:00October 4th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is hiring a full-time, exempt Public Policy Coordinator. This position will report to the Vice President of  Public Policy and assist the Government Relations and Public Policy Department with execution of policy priorities and provide support for public policy and government relations programs, committees and members. Key Tasks: Manage a committee calendar, prepare agendas [...]

1 10, 2021

President’s Message: When it Comes to the Spirit of America the Past is Prologue

By |2021-10-07T08:47:51-07:00October 1st, 2021|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber took a delegation of business leaders to Washington D.C. last month to deliver our federal priorities, as well as reflect on the importance of sustaining the Spirit of America during a time of growing rancour and division. Business is the lifeblood of our economy, providing jobs to families -- allowing them [...]

29 09, 2021

Catherine Raney-Norman and Christine Cashen to Keynote 2021 Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon

By |2021-10-07T18:56:34-07:00September 29th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (September 29, 2021) – Four-time Olympian Catherine Raney-Norman and National Speakers Association CPAE Hall of Fame Speaker Christine Cashen will keynote the 2021 Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon, the Salt Lake Chamber announced today. “Overcoming adversity has become an important subject for all of us during the past [...]

28 09, 2021

How Tax Increment Financing Has Helped Utah’s Housing Market

By |2021-09-28T08:57:41-07:00September 28th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

There is no one singular solution to Utah’s Housing Crisis. Rather, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has identified five “best practices” for meeting the housing affordability challenge in Utah. This article will discuss real-life examples of success stories in Utah that have utilized TIF to grow and develop. When considering solutions to Utah’s housing [...]

27 09, 2021

Smart Rain Technology: Taking Weather-Based Irrigation to the Next Level

By |2021-09-27T15:41:41-07:00September 27th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Water Champion H2Oath is founded on the precept that water is our most precious natural resource. As Utah faces an unprecedented drought, protecting and efficiently using the water supply is imperative to ensuring clean, safe and long-term drinking water. Businesses that sign the pledge are leaders in changing behavior patterns to [...]

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