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8 03, 2022

Business Watch: 2022 Legislative Updates – Recap

By |2022-03-10T07:54:44-07:00March 8th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As the legislative session concluded last Friday, passed bills are now making their way to Governor Cox for his signature or veto. Over the past 45-days, the legislature passed 513 bills and a record $25 billion budget, with a significant increase in education funding, historical investment in infrastructure and water conservation, notable social services, and [...]

27 10, 2021

San Francisco Fed President and Zip Code Economies Podcast Host to Keynote 2022 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2021-11-17T21:03:05-07:00October 27th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 27, 2021) – Mary C. Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and host of the popular Zip Code Economies podcast, will keynote the 2022 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, the Salt Lake Chamber announced today. As a participant on the Federal Open [...]

15 09, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber to Discuss Business Community’s Federal Priorities with Utah Delegation During Washington, D.C. Visit

By |2021-09-16T05:08:58-07:00September 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 15, 2021) –  The Salt Lake Chamber will lead a business delegation of executives and community leaders to our nation’s Capitol this week. The Chamber will meet with members of Utah’s federal delegation to discuss the business community’s federal priorities for 2021. Due to the pandemic, the annual trip was [...]

12 02, 2021

Business Community Updates Dashboard to Include State Vaccination Efforts and Downtown Report

By |2021-02-12T11:43:57-07:00February 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 12, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Recovery Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has refreshed the Economic Dashboard for January to help business leaders know where Utah sits in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a full and complete [...]

12 01, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Introduces 2021 Legislative Priorities at Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit

By |2021-01-13T08:47:30-07:00January 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (January 12, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber hosted the annual Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute to release its 2021 legislative priorities. It was the first policy summit to present a framework for both short- and long-term goals of Utah’s business community for [...]

30 07, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Honors 2020 Business Champions

By |2020-07-30T11:21:56-07:00July 30th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on Salt Lake Chamber Honors 2020 Business Champions

Utah Business Community Celebrates Pro-Business Legislators Salt Lake City, UT (July 30, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber recognized this year’s Business Champions at a virtual awards ceremony held in their honor on July 30, 2020. In total, 94 lawmakers received the Business Champion Award. This award is given to those legislators who supported at [...]

2 07, 2020

Business Community Requests Updated Health Guidelines and Face Mask Requirement to Combat COVID-19

By |2020-07-29T11:26:05-07:00July 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|3 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (July 2, 2020) -- The Salt Lake Chamber, along with the signatories below, has issued the following statement calling upon state leaders to update health guidelines to combat the coronavirus to include the requirement to wear a face mask in public places when social distancing is not feasible: "As business and [...]

25 06, 2020

Utah Outlook Q2 – Update on Republican Gubernatorial Primary

By |2020-06-25T17:34:14-07:00June 25th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

We want to share with you the most recent numbers we have received from our polling firm Dan Jones & Associates. The survey results below include very likely Republican voters AND Unaffiliated and Democrat voters who say they will vote in the 2020 Republican Primary. A Note from Our Pollster: Among those who have not [...]

21 04, 2020

2020 Legislative Special Session Update

By |2020-04-22T07:52:52-07:00April 21st, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, Last week the Utah Legislature called itself into a Special Session to address issues related to COVID-19. This session was conducted electronically and began Thursday, April 16 at 9:00 am. Legislators met on both Thursday and Friday. The session is convened for 10 days and they can reconvene at any time within [...]

20 03, 2020

2020 Legislative Session Culmination Update

By |2020-03-20T08:10:56-07:00March 20th, 2020|2020 Legislative Session, Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, The 2020 Legislative Session is officially over. While we have all been focused on protecting our health, families, economy and businesses, since the session ended, we wanted to send out a summary of the major outcomes of this year’s session.    Coronavirus In the last few days of the Legislative Session, legislators appropriated [...]

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