16 08, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Congratulates Mayoral Primary Candidates

By |2019-08-16T08:43:32-07:00August 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 16, 2019) - Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on the Salt Lake City mayoral primary election results: “Congratulations to Erin Mendenhall and Luz Escamilla on their victories in the Salt Lake City mayoral primary election. We wish them well [...]

9 07, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Statement Regarding Office Invasion by Inland Port Protestors 

By |2019-07-09T17:16:02-07:00July 9th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 9, 2019) — Today Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the inland port protest at the Chamber offices: “While a full assessment of the damage is not yet complete, I want to say that fortunately our staff is safe. No one [...]

18 12, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber & Utah Transportation Coalition applaud Utah County for voting in favor of local transportation funding

By |2018-12-19T15:11:24-07:00December 18th, 2018|Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (December 18, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, and Wade Sherman, co-chair of the Utah Transportation Coalition issued the following statement on Utah County’s passage of .25% sales tax for transportation funding: “We applaud the Utah County Commission’s vote today in favor of the fourth-quarter cent [...]

5 12, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber’s Statement on Governor’s 2020 Budget Proposal

By |2018-12-06T12:41:13-07:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (Dec. 6, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Herbert’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal: “Utah’s economy is the envy of the nation and the result of fiscal discipline, smart management and forward-thinking decision-making. Throughout our history, [...]

28 11, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Utah Supreme Court’s decision regarding the redevelopment of former Cottonwood Mall

By |2018-11-29T09:23:56-07:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (November 28, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement on the Utah Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the redevelopment of the former Cottonwood Mall: “Utah has the fastest growing population and the fastest growing economy.  This is great for our state, but even [...]

2 11, 2018

Utah loses a political powerhouse

By |2018-11-02T17:23:38-07:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber president Derek Miller issues statement on the passing of Dan Jones SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 2, 2018) – Derek B. Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the passing of and Utah pollster Dan Jones. “The Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance are saddened [...]

15 10, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Proposition 2, Medical Marijuana Compromise

By |2018-10-15T14:24:47-07:00October 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 15, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement on the Proposition 2, Medical Marijuana Compromise: “We applaud legislative leaders, the Governor and stakeholders on both sides of Proposition 2 for listening to the business community’s concerns and developing a legal framework [...]

4 10, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber hosts Education & Workforce Forum

By |2018-10-08T16:44:52-07:00October 4th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Connecting business and higher education to build Utah’s future workforce SALT LAKE CITY (October 4, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, along with the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI), hosted the Education & Workforce Forum: Connecting Business and Higher Education. The event, held at Hale Centre Theatre, included a [...]

27 08, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber applauds new trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico

By |2018-08-27T15:53:11-07:00August 27th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (August 27, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding the new trade deal between the United States and Mexico: “We applaud the Trump Administration for its work on the trade agreement between the United States and Mexico. Utah [...]

25 07, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Administration’s $12 Billion “Bailout” in Farm Aid

By |2018-07-25T11:22:10-07:00July 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 25, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s plan to offer $12 billion dollars in aid to farmers hurt by tariffs: “The remedy to Trump's trade war is less government intervention, not more. To [...]