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 [...]

14 02, 2019

3 Benefits to Implementing a Road User Charge

By |2019-02-19T14:24:44-07:00February 14th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

For the past two decades, Utah’s gas tax revenue has been steadily declining, due in large part to more fuel efficient vehicles. At the same time, Utah has seen an increase in the number of miles traveled by vehicles. The Salt Lake Chamber has remained firm that users should bear the primary responsibility for funding [...]

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

CEO Success Stories: Clark Ivory

By |2019-02-13T14:54:25-07:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with Clark Ivory, CEO of Ivory Homes, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, the Utah Community Builders and more. If you have ideas or thoughts [...]

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, [...]