15 05, 2019

Infrastructure Week: The Golden Spike is One Example

By |2019-05-13T19:46:32-07:00May 15th, 2019|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Member News, Policy|0 Comments

By Theresa Foxley, president and CEO, Economic Development Corporation of Utah You’ll have seen a lot written last week about Utah’s role in one of our country’s most historic milestones: the completion of the transcontinental railroad. And for good reason! While it’s easy to take for granted our ability to move goods, people, and ideas [...]

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 [...]

25 08, 2017

The Inland Port: Utah’s next economic evolution

By |2017-08-25T12:06:02-07:00August 25th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

If you automatically correlate the word “port” with images of the coast, docks and ships, it’s time to think again. Landlocked Utah is giving this word new meaning by exploring the development of an inland port. Why? There are several reasons, not the least of which is the state’s high-quality transportation system and infrastructure as [...]

12 07, 2017

Get to Know the New Utah Transportation Coalition Co-Chairs

By |2017-07-12T15:01:00-07:00July 12th, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah Transportation Coalition is happy to announce that Sophia DiCaro, Chief Compliance Officer at The Cynosure Group and Wade Sherman, Vice President and Lead Counsel for the Digital Marketing Division at Adobe, will serve as the organization’s 2017-2018 co-chairs. Their expertise and unique perspectives will be valuable to the Coalition as it continues to [...]

22 05, 2017

Experts Tell Business Leaders It’s Time to Build in Utah

By |2017-05-22T09:52:26-07:00May 22nd, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

Friday, May 19th marked the end of National Infrastructure Week 2017. This year, Utah celebrated in a big way by hosting Time to Build Utah at the Salt Lake Chamber, and Speaker Greg Hughes participated on a panel at the national event in Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Chamber. The Chamber proudly hosted business and community [...]

12 05, 2017

Meeting Utah’s Long-term Water Needs

By |2017-05-12T14:04:09-07:00May 12th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

An essential element of our daily lives is facing deterioration. It lies hidden underground or perhaps tucked away in a mountain valley. It may not catch your eye, yet Utah’s water infrastructure underpins the very success of our communities. Each pipe, dam or integral structure that pumps, diverts, transports, stores, and treats our water matters [...]

5 05, 2017

Infrastructure Week 2017: Utah Roads & Transportation

By |2017-05-04T08:51:59-07:00May 5th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

In the coming weeks, the Salt Lake Chamber’s Utah Transportation Coalition will join other leaders around the nation for National Infrastructure Week, recognizing the importance of infrastructure—especially Utah’s state of the art transportation system. Our state legislature has proven time and again that Utah is committed to maintaining a strong transportation system. In the 2015 [...]

21 04, 2017

Time to Build: Infrastructure Week Preview

By |2017-04-26T08:31:49-07:00April 21st, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

Roads, bridges, rails, ports, airports, pipes, the power grid, broadband… it is all infrastructure. It affects our daily commutes and our summer vacations. Infrastructure determines if we can drink water straight from our taps and flush our toilets. It brings electricity into our homes and factories. According to a 2015 study, Utah faces an astounding [...]