3 04, 2020

Economic Response Task Force Empowers Working Groups to Support Recovery

By |2020-04-03T17:34:39-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Utah Economic Response Task Force has assembled working groups with key leaders to implement and adapt the Utah Leads Together plan to conquer this challenge Salt Lake City, UT (April 3, 2020) – Governor Gary Herbert’s Economic Task Force shared its critical priorities for week three, as subject matter experts from multiple industry groups, corporations, [...]

3 04, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses

By |2020-04-04T10:25:53-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Can I really expect to get a loan today? The application for the program was distributed to financial institutions the evening of Thursday, April 2. Financial institutions are integrating these forms in order to submit applications as soon as possible. Whether or not your loan is approved today will rely on the ability of the [...]

2 04, 2020

Utah Economic Response Task Force Facts & FAQs: How to Apply for an SBA Loan

By |2020-04-03T13:21:53-07:00April 2nd, 2020|News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force hosted a “Facts & FAQs” virtual conference call on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST to provide an update on the status of economic efforts to mitigate the coronavirus. This Zoom video conference will provide specifics from lenders on how to apply for an SBA loan, and [...]

2 04, 2020

Utah Banks Ready to Approve Small Business Administration Loans

By |2020-04-02T17:26:18-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT (April 2, 2020) – Utah lenders announced today that they stand ready to approve U.S. Small Business Administration-backed loans thanks to the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act during the bi-weekly virtual Town Hall for the Utah Economic Response Task Force. The CARES Act legislation is [...]

2 04, 2020

FAQs one”Essential Businesses”

By |2020-04-03T16:03:46-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

How do I get on Utah’s “essential business” list?  There is no “essential business list” for the state of Utah. Utah’s “stay safe, stay home” directive is different from other states in that it has not defined essential businesses: in other words, the state expects business leaders to do what is right for their employees [...]

1 04, 2020

President’s Message: Utah Leads Together – A Plan and Purpose

By |2020-04-01T13:51:37-07:00April 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Pandemics and earthquakes remind us of what’s important in life — our health, families, jobs and a state we call home. During this era of social distancing, we can learn the power of “social persistence”, as we pass through what Thomas Paine would have called “times that try men’s souls.” But we need to remember [...]

31 03, 2020

Utah Economic Response Task Force Facts & FAQs: Navigating Stay at Home Orders and Business Resources

By |2020-04-03T14:13:54-07:00March 31st, 2020|News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force hosted a “Facts & FAQs” virtual conference call on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST to provide an update on the status of economic efforts to mitigate the coronavirus. This Zoom video conference will assist you in navigating business operations under stay at home orders [...]

29 03, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Passing of Bob Garff

By |2020-03-30T13:57:39-07:00March 29th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT (March 29, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement regarding the passing of Utah businessman Bob Garff: "It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of former Board Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber, Bob Garff. Mr. Garff not only served on the Chamber [...]

26 03, 2020

Utah Economic Response Task Force Facts & FAQs: Federal Stimulus Plan & Innovative Business Solutions

By |2020-03-30T11:35:52-07:00March 26th, 2020|News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force hosted a “Facts & FAQs” virtual conference call on Tuesday, March 25, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST to provide an update on the status of economic efforts to mitigate the coronavirus. This zoom video conference provided an overview of the federal stimulus plan and innovative business solutions [...]

25 03, 2020

Utah Economic Response Task Force Announces Data Analytics and Decision Support Advisory Team

By |2020-03-25T16:23:39-07:00March 25th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force fields a mulit-disciplinary team of specialists to work with decision makers Salt Lake City, UT (March 25, 2020) – Following Governor Herbert’s release yesterday of the Utah Economic Response Task Force Plan, “Utah Leads Together,” the Task Force announced today the formation of a cross-disciplinary team of data analytics and [...]