27 08, 2018

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

By |2018-08-27T15:53:11+00:00August 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+00:00July 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 [...]

26 06, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Urges Congress to Take Action on Immigration Reform

By |2018-06-26T08:56:30+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 25, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, issued the following statement regarding the pending Congressional Action on immigration: "The Salt Lake Chamber urges Congress to fix our broken immigration system in a manner consistent with the Utah Compact. We urge Utah's federal delegation to [...]

21 06, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair

By |2018-06-21T16:12:05+00:00June 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 21, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair: “We applaud the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This decision levels the playing field between [...]

15 06, 2018

Immigration Task Force of the Salt Lake Chamber Statement on the Nomination of Ronald Mortensen to Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration

By |2018-06-15T13:22:50+00:00June 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 15, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber Immigration Task Force issued the following statement on the nomination of Ronald Mortensen to Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration: “The Salt Lake Chamber has spent significant time developing a pragmatic and business-friendly approach to comprehensive immigration reform. That is [...]

9 04, 2018

Downtown Mourns a Great Loss

By |2018-04-09T14:57:15+00:00April 9th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

The Downtown Alliance and Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement today on the passing of Robert Farrington who led the Downtown Alliance from its inception in 1991 until 2009. The founder of the Downtown Alliance, Farmers Market, Live Green, Lights On! and Salt Lake City’s First Night, Bob Farrington’s contributions trace their origins to [...]

3 04, 2018

President’s Message: A Time to Say Goodbye

By |2018-04-03T08:44:33+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|3 Comments

In times of change, such as in farewells, it can be hard to find the right words to express the emotions one feels about the past, with its hundreds of memories, and the future, with all of its unknowns and new beginnings. I can tell you, I’m flooded with emotions—yes, with the sadness that comes [...]

27 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Announces New President & CEO

By |2018-03-28T19:51:45+00:00March 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2018) – Today, the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced Derek Miller as the 19th president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Miller replaces Lane Beattie who will retire in May, after serving as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance for [...]

26 03, 2018

Utah’s Federal Delegation is Recognized for Pro-Business Votes

By |2018-03-26T08:31:51+00:00March 26th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (March 26, 2018) — This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce named all six members of Utah’s congressional delegation as Spirit of Enterprise Award winners for their support of pro-growth, pro-jobs policies during the first session of the 115th Congress. The U.S. Chamber’s prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award is given annually [...]

14 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Announced Retirement of Senate President Wayne Niederhauser

By |2018-03-14T11:25:08+00:00March 14th, 2018|News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 14, 2018) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the announced retirement of Senate President Wayne Niederhauser. “The Utah business community will greatly miss President Niederhauser’s leadership in the legislature. He is a true example of a statesman. He has been [...]