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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 [...]

2 03, 2022

Utah’s Economic Might and the State of the Union

By |2022-03-03T12:08:08-07:00March 2nd, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

President Biden’s State of The Union Address focused on several Salt Lake Chamber priorities we have championed for the state. Utah’s economic example continues to lead the nation and the President echoed many principles we share and advocate. Foremost among these was his call to usher in new investment for emerging technologies and American manufacturing. [...]

15 01, 2022

2022 Legislative Priority: Infrastructure & Transportation

By |2022-02-01T14:53:59-07:00January 15th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Transportation and infrastructure are fundamental to maintaining growth and economic mobility. The Salt Lake Chamber recognizes that Utah’s transportation needs are changing and expanding. Transport access from residences to destinations of employment or entertainment depends on a modern, multimodal transportation system. Our transportation approach must be one of strategic vision to ensure it not [...]

4 08, 2021

Senator Romney Presents: An Update on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

By |2021-08-04T15:45:39-07:00August 4th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Senator Romney Presents: An Update on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Senator Mitt Romney has been instrumental in the historic investment bill that will help Utah rebuild its roads, mitigate drought conditions, fulfill critical water needs, and prepare for and respond to wildfires. On August 4, Senator Romney provided a key update to help business leaders know what to expect.

29 06, 2021

Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Agreement Reached

By |2021-06-29T19:58:09-07:00June 29th, 2021|Policy|0 Comments

Originally written by: Wasatch Front Regional Council On June 24, President Biden endorsed the infrastructure framework proposal from a bipartisan group of 20 Senators (including Utah Senator Mitt Romney), after reaching a deal on Wednesday evening. The agreed-upon framework would spend $1.2 trillion over eight years, including $579 billion in new spending above baseline levels [...]

28 06, 2021

Senator Romney Presents: A Federal Update on Infrastructure Spending

By |2021-06-29T08:41:19-07:00June 28th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Senator Romney along with a group of bipartisan Senators reached a compromise agreement on infrastructure investment totalling 1.2 Trillion. The majority of the funding would be spent over the next five years and focus on core physical infrastructure without increasing income taxes. This agreement will be presented to each caucus for buy-in, but represents a [...]

19 10, 2018

UBR: October 15-19

By |2018-10-09T10:18:12-07:00October 19th, 2018|Blog|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 [...]

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