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 [...]

3 10, 2018

Utah Businesses Tentatively Optimistic After New NAFTA Revision

By |2018-10-11T15:11:27-07:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 3, 2018 On September 30th, the U.S., Canada and Mexico finalized a long-awaited trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Assuming it is approved by the legislatures in the three countries, the new deal—called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—will govern trade in North [...]

10 10, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Signs Letter Urging Trump Administration to Modernize NAFTA, “Do No Harm”

By |2017-10-12T13:32:50-07:00October 10th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Oct. 10, 2017) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber joined more than 300 state and local business associations from across all 50 states in expressing its support for a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and urging the Trump administration to “do no harm” as negotiations continue. In a letter [...]

23 08, 2017

Promoting Trade & Investment: Salt Lake Chamber enters agreement with Mexico Chamber of Commerce 

By |2017-08-23T20:15:24-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT— In an effort to promote trade, tourism and investments between the United States, Utah and Mexico, today the Salt Lake Chamber entered into an agreement with the Association of Mexican Chambers of Commerce (CONCANACO SERVYTUR) in a show of support for the protection of existing free trade agreements. Mexico is an [...]

9 08, 2017

NAFTA Works

By |2017-08-09T12:26:26-07:00August 9th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

This month the North American Free Trade Agreement is set to be renegotiated. Since its inception in 1994 new forms of commerce and information technology have poured into the market, creating a need for modernization. While updates to the agreement for e-commerce are healthy, it is important to Utah’s economy that current trade relations are [...]

14 06, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah submit comments to federal register regarding NAFTA

By |2017-06-14T15:54:44-07:00June 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Following up on their February 2017 open letter to Utah’s congressional leaders, the Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah recently submitted comments to the federal register regarding forthcoming North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. The letter was addressed to the chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee and reiterated the essential role [...]