6 09, 2018

Utah’s Recreation Riches Lure Companies and Cash, but Gov. Herbert Says Striking a Balance Between Growth and Quality of Life is a Challenge

By |2018-09-07T15:17:25+00:00September 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Brian Maffly in The Salt Lake Tribune on September 6, 2018 Midway • Back when his firm Lucid Software Inc. was a startup in 2010, CEO Karl Sun was pressured by his investors to locate to the San Francisco Bay Area. But Sun, a die-hard powderhound, bucked his benefactors, and instead looked to [...]

5 09, 2018

What’s the Future of Utah’s Air Quality?

By |2018-09-07T14:49:31+00:00September 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Good4Utah on September 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- Utah is one of the fastest growing states in the nation. In fact, by 2050, the projected population along the Wasatch Front is expected to increase by 1.5 million. For most of the year, Utah’s air quality is among the best in the nation. [...]

2 08, 2018

CEO Success Stories: Governor Gary Herbert

By |2018-10-26T11:56:57+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber has created a new podcast called "CEO Success Stories." In every episode Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top CEO from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. If you have ideas or [...]

17 04, 2018

Utah Companies Establish Meaningful Connections in Mexico on Trade Mission

By |2018-07-13T09:08:55+00:00April 17th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on April 17, 2018 Salt Lake City—While participating in the governor led trade mission to Mexico City and Baja last week, 27 Utah companies made connections and learned how they can successfully expand their business to Latin America. With approximately $850 million in Utah exports each year, Mexico was selected [...]

9 02, 2017

Governor Signs Executive Order Establishing Oversight in State Agency Rulemaking

By |2017-09-04T17:32:16+00:00February 9th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

This morning, Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed an executive order related to the establishment of effective oversight in state agency rulemaking. This executive order establishes a review process for new administrative rules within the Governor's Office and creates a uniform fiscal analysis tool for use by agencies as they perform the statutorily required fiscal impact [...]

23 12, 2016

UBR: December 19-23

By |2017-03-07T15:06:34+00:00December 23rd, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

December 19, 2016 Did you know research shows that employees are seeking a higher-level engagement from the workplace than ever before? And, did you know that volunteering equates to healthy employees, workplace friendship and teamwork? With the holiday season upon us, we and United Way of Salt Lake encourage you and your company to find [...]

7 12, 2016

Governor’s FY2018 Budget Proposal

By |2016-12-07T13:36:28+00:00December 7th, 2016|Blog, News & Press, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber issues the following statement: SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 7, 2016) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Herbert’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal: “Once again Utah is fortunate to have a robust economy producing strong revenue growth to meet critical needs as [...]

15 06, 2016

Improving the Best State for Business

By |2017-03-07T15:06:39+00:00June 15th, 2016|Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

Regulatory costs are a major concern for business. And luckily Utah is home on one of the premier business climates in the nation. We as a business community reap the benefits of our elected officials streamlining our rules. In 2011 Governor Herbert tasked his administration to eliminate unnecessary business regulations and as a result the [...]

4 12, 2015

Congress Advances Key Business Community Priorities

By |2017-03-07T15:06:47+00:00December 4th, 2015|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY  (Dec 4, 2015) – This past week Congress advanced several priorities that are key to the success of the state’s business community. Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, released the following statement regarding the passage of the FAST Act, advancement of the ESSA Act, proposed changes to legislation [...]

8 07, 2015

Lesson Learned: Boost Educational Achievement to Ensure A Competitive Advantage

By |2017-03-07T15:06:52+00:00July 8th, 2015|Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

It’s no secret that Utah is among the best states for business. Again and again, Utah has been recognized because of our thriving economy, strong job growth and excellent fiscal management. Last week, in fact, CNBC ranked Utah as the #3 state for business. (See Governor Herbert’s blog post for CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business.) The [...]