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Business Watch Legislative Updates: Week 2 – January 23 – 27

Dear Business Community, It is the second week of the legislative session and the pace is accelerating. Just eight days into the legislative session, Utah lawmakers have given their final approval to pass HB 215, Funding for Teacher Salaries and Optional Education Opportunities, sponsored by Rep. Candice Pierucci, a controversial bill that allocates $42 million to create the largest [...]

January 27th, 2023|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Business Watch Legislative Updates: Week 1 – January 17 – 20

Dear Business Community, The 2023 General Legislative Session is well underway. The Utah Legislature convened the 65th session on January 17th and will work hard for 45 days to appropriate funding and legislate. Our team is actively engaged on the Hill, and if you would like to meet with us or relay emerging policy concerns, feel free to let [...]

January 20th, 2023|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Childcare Impacts on Utah’s Workforce and State Economy

New report shows childcare issues result in an estimated $1.36 billion loss annually for Utah’s economy SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – JANUARY 18, 2023 – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF), in partnership with the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah Community Builders, United Way of Salt Lake, and Voices for Utah Children, released a report, titled Untapped Potential in [...]

January 18th, 2023|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Kat Kaddas: Making Magic Happen – How Disney’s Policies Translate to the Workplace

What comes to mind when you hear the word “Disney?” For some, the word brings back childhood memories of watching animated movies and singing along to the catchy songs. A few may think about Walt, the trailblazing man behind it all. Others may look at it as an entertainment business behemoth with numerous properties and a track record of success. [...]

January 18th, 2023|Blog, BWF|0 Comments

Speaking on Business: Steel Encounters

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: SB Steel Encounters This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Steel Encounters is a Utah success story – started four decades ago, it now has 260 employees across the country. Here’s president & CEO Tom Jackson with more. TOM JACKSON: Steel Encounters is an employee-owned building facade contractor and materials supplier [...]

January 13th, 2023|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Debuts 2023 Legislative Priorities at Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit

The Salt Lake Chamber hosted the annual Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute to release its 2023 legislative priorities at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. Chief among those priorities is sustaining Utah as a safe haven economy driven by good policy and good governance, addressing housing affordability, tackling [...]

January 12th, 2023|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments
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