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25 02, 2022

Business Watch: 2022 Legislative Updates – Week 6

By |2022-02-24T22:13:34-07:00February 25th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

We are 86% through the legislative session, and the last day – March 4th – will soon be upon us. The bottom line is bills are moving very fast through both the House and the Senate toward quick final passage. Governor Cox continues to sign some bills into law, and a sense of urgency [...]

18 02, 2022

Business Watch: 2022 Legislative Updates – Week 5

By |2022-02-25T07:59:34-07:00February 18th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As we complete week five of the legislative session, bills are moving fast through committees and onto the House and Senate floors for votes. One bill of business importance is HB 60 S2, Vaccine Passport Amendments, as it would prohibit an employer from requiring proof of immunity status in employment. After discussion in the House [...]

11 02, 2022

Business Watch: 2022 Legislative Updates – Week 4

By |2022-02-25T08:00:47-07:00February 11th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

We reached the halfway point of the 2022 Legislative Session this week, and much debate was had in committees. Also, the legislature passed another tax cut with a historic inclusion of the earned income tax credit (EITC) for Utah. Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, published an op-ed this week [...]

4 02, 2022

Business Watch: 2022 Legislative Updates – Week 3

By |2022-02-04T14:39:17-07:00February 4th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

We have reached week three of the legislative session and continue to make progress in policy discussions with legislators. There was some policy debate on SB 139, Prescription Cost Amendments, sponsored by Sen. Vickers, and it is viewed as a patient friendly bill. It would make prescription drug costs, even those recouped through a pharmaceutical coupon, [...]

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