8 11, 2020

Governor Declares New State of Emergency to Address Hospital Overcrowding, Case Surge

By |2020-11-09T08:25:07-07:00November 8th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

Governor and Utah Department of Health Issue Statewide Mask Mandate, Restrict Casual Gatherings to Households, Pause Extracurricular Activities SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 8, 2020) - Following weeks of continued stress on Utah’s hospital networks due to a rise in cases of COVID-19, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has declared a new State of Emergency to address [...]

1 10, 2020

“Stay Safe to Stay Open” Statewide Mobile Tour Launched

By |2020-10-02T06:56:52-07:00October 1st, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Department of Health launch mobile campaign from Smith’s Food & Drug  Salt Lake City, UT (October 1, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber launched the next phase of a statewide effort to share a message of public health best practices that businesses can sign-on to follow. Those businesses that [...]

12 06, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber honors Governor Gary Herbert as a Giant in our City

By |2020-06-12T08:58:01-07:00June 12th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Community gathers to recognize the impact and importance of the state’s current Governor Salt Lake City, UT (June 11, 2020) – Governor Gary R. Herbert was recognized for his contributions and service to the State of Utah at the 41st Giant in our City. The award, presented by the Salt Lake Chamber Thursday night at [...]

14 04, 2020

Task Force Ten: Governor Gary Herbert

By |2020-04-15T09:14:29-07:00April 14th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Task Force Ten, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Governor Herbert says the Utah Leads Together Plan isn’t just for government or business, but for all Utahns. Find out what he means in the latest “Task Force 10” episode. Task Force Ten is a new video broadcast produced by the Salt Lake Chamber featuring leaders from Utah business, government, education, and social services — [...]

10 04, 2020

Speaking on Business: State Update

By |2020-04-10T11:21:01-07:00April 10th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business.  A month ago, we began to realize our world had changed.  The coronavirus became a pandemic, and Governor Herbert was one of the first in the country to react with measures to heighten public awareness and mobilize resources.  Today, I asked him to share measures we can take [...]

9 04, 2020

Speaking on Business: Technical Assistance

By |2020-04-10T11:13:37-07:00April 9th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business.  Knowing where to find information to protect health, business, and family has never been more important. To provide information and resources to protect against the health and economic effects of the coronavirus, Governor Herbert was one of America’s first to mobilize task forces.  Governor? GOVERNOR GARY HERBERT  Thank you, [...]

8 04, 2020

Speaking on Business: #TestUtahChallenge

By |2020-04-10T10:04:49-07:00April 8th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. A challenge all states have is adequate testing capacity for the coronavirus. Here in Utah, through the spirit of collaboration, the government has engaged with private partners to develop mobile testing sites. To tell us more about it, here’s our Governor Gary Herbert. GOVERNOR GARY HERBERT Thank you, [...]

12 03, 2020

Derek Miller: Chamber Supports Governor’s Preventative Measures for Health and Economic Security

By |2020-03-12T16:44:02-07:00March 12th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Chamber Member: As a member of the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force, I want to share with you new measures to prevent and protect against the coronavirus that were shared today in a press conference held by Governor Herbert and Lt. Governor Cox. Those recommendations include: Restricting gatherings for the next two weeks: Voluntarily limit [...]

10 03, 2020

Message from the Governor on the Coronavirus

By |2020-03-11T07:07:10-07:00March 10th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

Dear Chamber Member: Today, Governor Herbert, Lt. Governor Cox and Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller issued a letter to Utah's business community urging them to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Please see below for the letter. There are three simple principles highlighted to help guide preparation efforts: prevent, plan and [...]

8 01, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Governor Herbert’s 2021 Budget Proposal

By |2020-01-08T20:44:23-07:00January 8th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 8, 2020) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Governor Gary Herbert’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal: “The 21st century has been a period of unprecedented growth as Utah has consistently ranked as one of America’s most diverse [...]