18 10, 2019

Chamber Statement on Recently Released Tax Reform Proposal

By |2019-10-18T16:48:02-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 18, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement in response to the Utah Legislature's recently released tax reform proposal: "We appreciate the effort the legislature has made to listen and work with Utahns in this process, just as the Chamber has done with our business community [...]

23 08, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Releases White Paper on Tax Reform

By |2019-08-23T14:14:49-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 23, 2019) -  Yesterday, the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, released its white paper on tax reform. Following the last legislative session and the legislature’s efforts to restructure Utah’s Tax Code, the Chamber held eight industry-specific working groups to listen to business leaders, gather input and consider [...]

22 08, 2019

Chamber News: Tax Reform White Paper Released

By |2019-08-22T15:26:01-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Yesterday, Steve Starks, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group and Immediate Past Chairman of the Chamber and I met with President Stuart Adams, Speaker Brad Wilson, and Co-Chairs of the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force, Senator Lyle Hillyard, and Representative Francis Gibson to present the Salt Lake Chamber’s White Paper on Tax Reform. [...]

1 07, 2019

President’s Message: The State of Utah Business

By |2019-07-01T07:09:04-07:00July 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

A few months ago I had the opportunity to meet with chamber leaders from across the country. Our conversations focused around the following themes: growing opposition to business, economic growth and free enterprise. Our state stands in stark contrast to what is happening in many places around the country. Increasingly business is viewed as a [...]

20 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber, U.S. Chamber Pledge Commitment to Advancing Commercial Ties between Utah and Israel

By |2019-02-20T10:05:08-07:00February 20th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

New Partnership Promotes Water Management and Innovation SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 20, 2019) - The Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to join forces on a program promoting stronger commercial ties between Utah and Israel, particularly in the water sector where there are opportunities, challenges [...]

18 01, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2019 Legislative Priorities at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2019-01-23T11:28:17-07:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 18, 2019) – 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 2019 General Legislative Session. The Utah Economic Outlook [...]

16 10, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber hosts 2018 Candidate Forum

By |2018-10-16T13:09:29-07:00October 16th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah business leaders hear from candidates on key federal priorities The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, held its 2018 Salt Lake Chamber Candidate Forum today at the Chamber offices in downtown Salt Lake City. Members of the Chamber’s Board of Governors, and other invited guests, had an opportunity to hear from [...]

31 07, 2018

President’s Message: Engaging Professionals for Good

By |2019-01-03T19:16:59-07:00July 31st, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|1 Comment

As communities grow and evolve, so must the organizations that serve it. Part of the Salt Lake Chamber’s mission is “championing community prosperity” and while the Chamber cannot be all things to all people, we believe that learning to adapt and evolve to with our local community will help bolster our state’s long-term success. One [...]

30 07, 2018

July Interim and Special Session Recap: Issues Highlighted On The Hill

By |2018-07-30T14:33:16-07:00July 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

This month’s interim session was filled with hot topics and big-time decisions. Not only did a normal interim session convene to review and prepare upcoming legislation, but Gov. Gary Herbert called a Special Session to vote on catalytic Inland Port and tax changes. This blog shortly explains what makes the interim session important, and provides [...]

14 05, 2018

3 health issues to look for in this week’s interim session committee meetings

By |2018-05-14T10:50:13-07:00May 14th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s opioid crisis, Medicaid expansion and housing affordability are some of the biggest health issues being discussed in the legislative interim. Here is what businesses need to know and what to look for in the upcoming interim committee meetings occurring May 16th. Utah’s Opioid Crisis and National Litigation. Utah’s opioid crisis is one of the [...]