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8 03, 2023

2023 Legislative Session Wrap Up

By |2023-03-08T14:32:32-07:00March 8th, 2023|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah State Legislature recently wrapped up the 2023 session with the unofficial theme of "Preparing Utah for Growth." Over 45 days, the Legislature tackled the difficult job of prioritizing a budget and passing bills focused on issues related to Utah’s growing population. The Chamber policy team worked tirelessly to advocate for policies promoting [...]

3 03, 2023

Business Watch Legislative Updates: Week 7 – February 27-March 3

By |2023-03-09T10:54:15-07:00March 3rd, 2023|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah Legislative Session ends tonight, March 3rd, and will run up to 11:59 p.m. if deemed necessary by the legislature. BILLS OF NOTE: A bill that we have been watching closely is HB 499, Homeless Services Amendments, sponsored by Rep. Steve Eliason. WHAT IT DOES: The bill requires the Utah Department of Health and Human [...]

2 12, 2019

President’s Message: Homeless Shelters Transition: We Must Provide Refuge and Assistance to Those in Need

By |2019-12-02T11:05:56-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As Shelter the Homeless is following through on plans to build and staff new resource centers and has closed the Road Home shelter on Rio Grande Avenue, some are expressing concern that people in need will literally be left out in the cold. These concerns are borne out of empathy and compassion — great qualities [...]

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