17 01, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber 2020 Legislative Priorities Announced at Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2020-01-17T12:48:28-07:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 17, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber introduced its priorities for the 2020 Legislative Session today at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, held in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. Chief among those priorities is sustaining [...]

16 01, 2020

What Utah’s Tax Bill Actually Does

By |2020-01-16T15:12:40-07:00January 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

There are few issues that gain the attention of the business community more than taxation and changes to the tax code. As we begin 2020, with the legislature’s recent action in this area, and significant public discussion about what the bill actually does and does not do, the Salt Lake Chamber would like to provide [...]

8 01, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Governor Herbert’s 2021 Budget Proposal

By |2020-01-08T20:44:23-07:00January 8th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 8, 2020) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Governor Gary Herbert’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal: “The 21st century has been a period of unprecedented growth as Utah has consistently ranked as one of America’s most diverse [...]

2 01, 2020

President’s Message: The Future is Here

By |2020-01-02T08:31:18-07:00January 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

For many years, state and community leaders have looked forward to the year 2020 as a future milestone for setting goals and developing policy. The future is here! And we can’t help but reflect on where Utah — and particularly its economy and community — stands in terms of where we were, where we are, [...]

27 12, 2019

Governor Leavitt to Keynote 2020 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2019-12-27T12:01:33-07:00December 27th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber announced today that Governor Mike Leavitt will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit. Leavitt is the founder of Leavitt Partners, a healthcare intelligence business. In previous roles, Leavitt served as secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (2005-2009), [...]

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 [...]