1 04, 2019

President’s Message: We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

By |2019-04-01T20:08:04-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have [...]

26 03, 2019

We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

By |2019-03-26T08:22:10-07:00March 26th, 2019|Blog, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have [...]

30 11, 2018

The votes have been tallied, now the real work begins

By |2018-11-30T16:07:32-07:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

More than two weeks after the polls closed, a winner was announced in the race to represent the people of Utah’s 4th Congressional District.  Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor, Ben McAdams, claimed victory over Representative Mia Love by less than 700 votes. And thus concludes what has been called one of the nastiest races Utah [...]

19 10, 2018

UBR: October 15-19

By |2018-10-09T10:18:12-07:00October 19th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

October 15, 2018 If you've upgraded lighting equipment in your business with new LEDs, congratulations! You're saving money on your electric bill. But do you know you can save even more money from lighting? How? By installing Advanced Lighting Controls. You can add occupancy and daylight sensors to deliver just the right amount of light — [...]

1 10, 2018

President’s Message: Now is the time to act on key federal priorities

By |2019-01-03T19:15:58-07:00October 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Members of the Salt Lake Chamber recently returned from our annual Washington, D.C. Trip, which connects local business and community leaders with Utah’s federal delegation as well as to other policy and business groups headquartered in the nation’s capital. We look forward to this trip every year as it serves an important function in the [...]

6 07, 2018

UBR: July 2-6

By |2018-06-27T14:08:17-07:00July 6th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

July 2, 2018 On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Dakota v. Mayfair, ruling that South Dakota can require internet retailers to collect sales tax on purchases by local buyers, even if the retailer isn't physically present within the state. This precedent establishes a framework for other states to enact or [...]

26 06, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Urges Congress to Take Action on Immigration Reform

By |2018-06-26T08:56:30-07:00June 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 25, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, issued the following statement regarding the pending Congressional Action on immigration: "The Salt Lake Chamber urges Congress to fix our broken immigration system in a manner consistent with the Utah Compact. We urge Utah's federal delegation to [...]

24 06, 2018

Salt Lake County Announced as Certified Welcoming

By |2018-07-18T09:58:57-07:00June 24th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Pulse on June 24, 2018 Welcoming America is pleased to congratulate Salt Lake County, Utah, for achieving the status of Certified Welcoming, the first county in the United States to earn the merit. Welcoming America announced Salt Lake County’s achievement at the Welcoming Interactive + Welcoming Economies Convening in Louisville, Kentucky. “Utah [...]

15 06, 2018

Immigration Task Force of the Salt Lake Chamber Statement on the Nomination of Ronald Mortensen to Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration

By |2018-06-15T13:22:50-07:00June 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 15, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber Immigration Task Force issued the following statement on the nomination of Ronald Mortensen to Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration: “The Salt Lake Chamber has spent significant time developing a pragmatic and business-friendly approach to comprehensive immigration reform. That is [...]