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 [...]

29 03, 2018

5 Workforce Wins from the 2018 Session

By |2018-03-29T07:42:22-07:00March 29th, 2018|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

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 Chamber supported over the 45 day session, share insights about the process and [...]

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 [...]

26 10, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Applauds Congress for Passing Budget – a Key Step in Tax Reform

By |2017-10-27T08:38:06-07:00October 26th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (October 26, 2017) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement today after Congress’ final passage of the Budget Resolution for FY18, unlocking the process to achieve pro-growth tax reform: “As Utah’s business leader, we are thrilled that Congress is moving forward with tax [...]

28 09, 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2017 Utah Global Forum

By |2017-09-26T11:01:42-07:00September 28th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

On Tuesday, October 17, the Utah Global Forum will bring together people from around Utah, the nation and the world for an unparalleled opportunity for international discovery, discussion and networking. The Utah Global Forum is the state's premier international event. Attendees will explore Utah's role in the global marketplace and discuss a diverse range of [...]

28 06, 2017

June 2017 Interim Recap

By |2017-06-28T08:58:56-07:00June 28th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. The Salt Lake Chamber’s public policy team actively tracks this process and helps navigate study items on behalf of members and the broader business community. This month a number of key items we discussed: Transportation Governance and Funding Task [...]