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 a great champion of business, a forward thinker and an impassioned problem solver who worked on the most pressing issues facing our state to help keep our economy thriving. His leadership on improving our struggling schools, investing in infrastructure and producing the best budget possible every year has been invaluable to our state’s future.”