7 03, 2019

State elected leaders agree to Salt Lake Chamber’s call for more deliberation on Tax Modernization

By |2019-03-07T15:57:49-07:00March 7th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on State elected leaders agree to Salt Lake Chamber’s call for more deliberation on Tax Modernization

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March, 2019) –  Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on Governor Herbert’s and Legislative Leadership’s decision today to push pause on HB 441, Tax Equalization and Reduction Act: “After hearing from a number of our member businesses and listening to [...]

1 01, 2019

President’s Message: Addressing Utah’s Growth, All-Hands-On-Deck

By |2019-01-03T19:14:47-07:00January 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

2019 is here and for many of us the start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on our past and look toward our future. One area the Salt Lake Chamber will focus on this upcoming year is Utah’s growth, and the impact it will have on our state, cities, neighborhoods and [...]

20 06, 2018

June Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted On The Hill

By |2018-06-28T10:04:13-07:00June 20th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

When it comes to Utah’s Legislature, much of the attention focuses on the general session which takes place in January through March each year. While this time is critical to passing the state budget and many other important laws, monthly interim sessions are where the preparation happens and the work gets done before the general [...]

6 04, 2018

UBR: April 2-6

By |2018-03-30T11:49:36-07:00April 6th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

April 2, 2018 After a three-month search process, Derek Miller has been announced as the new President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Miller will replace Lane Beattie who will retire in May, after serving as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance for the last 15 [...]

16 03, 2018

What Every Business Leader Needs to Know about the ‘Our Schools Now’ Legislative Compromise

By |2018-03-16T13:54:20-07:00March 16th, 2018|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|1 Comment

The 2018 Legislative Session is behind us, but the positive impacts for our economy and business community will be felt for years to come. In the next several weeks, we will break down some of the most impactful pieces of legislation the Salt Lake Chamber supported over the past 45 days, share insights about the [...]

16 01, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2018 Legislative Priorities at Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2018-01-16T12:12:25-07:00January 16th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 16, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, held the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, to preview the business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2018 General Legislative Session.  The Utah Economic Outlook [...]