31 03, 2020

GOED Announces Utah Leads Together Small Business Bridge Loan Program

By |2020-04-01T08:32:06-07:00March 31st, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the implementation of the Utah Leads Together Small Business Bridge Loan program. The program, available beginning March 31, 2020, at 8 a.m. (MDT), offers a bridge loan to Utah-based small businesses with 50 or fewer employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Loan amounts range from [...]

11 10, 2018

HealthEquity to Expand Headquarters in Utah

By |2018-10-16T09:41:58-07:00October 11th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 11, 2018 The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced HealthEquity, Inc. the nation’s largest independent health savings account custodian, will expand their operations in Draper, UT adding up to 500 jobs, $10 million in new state revenue and an estimated $27 million in capital investment. “HealthEquity is a [...]

1 10, 2018

Trade Mission Renews Sister-State Relationship and Connects Utah Companies to Asia

By |2018-10-11T11:27:15-07:00October 1st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 1, 2018 Gov. Gary R. Herbert led a delegation of 20 Utah companies and six organizations on a trade mission to South Korea and Taiwan to boost trade and attract foreign investment to Utah. The Utah Governor’s Office, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and World Trade [...]

2 11, 2016

October Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By |2017-03-07T15:06:35-07:00November 2nd, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. The Salt Lake Chamber’s public policy team actively tracks this process and helps navigate study items on behalf of members and the broader business community. These Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

26 02, 2016

UBR: Feb 22-26

By |2017-03-07T15:06:45-07:00February 26th, 2016|Policy, UBR|0 Comments

February 22, 2016 Every year the Salt Lake Chamber publishes the magazine, Life in Utah. This magazine is the premier lifestyle, relocation, resident and visitor guide for the Beehive State. Whether you live here, or are just in town for a quick visit, you probably realize that our state is unlike any other. We are not [...]

25 12, 2015

UBR Recap: Dec 21-25

By |2017-03-07T15:06:47-07:00December 25th, 2015|UBR|0 Comments

December 21, 2015 Governor Herbert’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal just came out, underscoring that Utah’s robust economy is the envy of the nation. Our economic success has come, because at key decision points in the past, we have taken advantage of challenges and opportunities for growth. However, Utah is now at a crossroads. [...]

18 05, 2015

Utah Launches Nation’s First Comprehensive Economic Development Map

By |2017-03-07T15:06:54-07:00May 18th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY-- Today, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) launched a premier interactive economic development map, now available online at locate.utah.gov. Locate.utah.gov is the first site of its kind and will be a key tool in helping businesses find the critical information they need to make [...]