2 12, 2018

Women Candidates Made Modest Gains in Utah During the 2018 Midterms

By |2018-12-07T13:17:16+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Bob Bernick in Utah Policy on December 2, 2018 While it may not have been the “Year of the Women” in Utah politics, as in other states this election a lot of women ran for the state Legislature and local county offices, a review by UtahPolicy.com finds. In five of the 75 state House [...]

30 11, 2018

The votes have been tallied, now the real work begins

By |2018-11-30T16:07:32+00:00November 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 [...]

24 10, 2018

Opinion Briefs: Governor’s Race, Inland Port & Chamber Advocacy

By |2018-10-26T12:41:13+00:00October 24th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by LaVarr Webb in Utah Policy on October 24, 2018 New gubernatorial candidate? A big crowd of Republicans is going to be running for governor in 2020. Here’s another name being mentioned by the Great Mentioners: Greg Miller. The son of business and philanthropy icon Gail Miller and the late business mogul Larry Miller, [...]

18 10, 2018

Utah Named 3rd Most Politically Engaged State in America

By |2018-10-23T13:20:54+00:00October 18th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by McKenzie Stauffer in KUTV on October 18, 2018 (KUTV) -- Utah was named the third most politically involved state in American, a new study by WalletHub shows. Washington D.C. and Maine came ahead of the mostly Republican Beehive state. To get this ranking, Utah had the largest percentage change in electorate for [...]

17 10, 2018

Allowing Workers to Vote Mid-Shift Bolsters Well-Being, Engagement

By |2018-10-18T13:08:50+00:00October 17th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Valerie Bolden-Barrett in HR Drive on October 17, 2018 Dive Brief: A new O.C. Tanner study found a connection between allowing workers time off to vote and providing them the flexibility that can bolster their well-being and engagement in the workplace. After more than 1,000 workers were polled, 62% said their employers [...]

16 10, 2018

Here are the 2018 Utah Candidates Running for Senate, Congress

By |2018-10-18T13:03:06+00:00October 16th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Carter Williams in KSL on October 16, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — While many ballots have already been sent out, Utahns still have three weeks until the 2018 general election. The Nov. 6 election has generated plenty of discussion on the federal end since it’s the halfway point in President Donald Trump’s [...]

1 10, 2018

2018 Salt Lake Chamber Washington, D.C. Trip Recap

By |2018-10-24T14:06:47+00:00October 1st, 2018|Blog, Policy, Trip Summary|0 Comments

Every year, the Salt Lake Chamber brings senior representatives from Utah’s business and civic community to Washington, D.C. to meet with key members of Congress, White House officials, cabinet members, military leaders, business executives and thought leaders. This trip is recognized as one of Utah’s leading legislative trips to the nation’s capital, featuring small [...]

6 09, 2018

Politics About Town: Strong Economy and Legislative Reports

By |2018-09-07T14:45:10+00:00September 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by LaVarr Webb in Utah Policy on September 6, 2018 Here’s what I learned hanging out at some recent Salt Lake Chamber and legislative meetings: Job growth in Utah remains remarkably strong, noted Natalie Gochnour, director of the Gardner Policy Institute. She told the Chamber Board of Governors that 57,100 new jobs were [...]

2 08, 2018

CEO Success Stories: Governor Gary Herbert

By |2018-10-26T11:56:57+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber has created a new podcast called "CEO Success Stories." In every episode Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top CEO from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. If you have ideas or [...]

24 07, 2018

Primary Turnout Was Up Amid More Voting by Mail and Mitt Romney on Ballot — But Most Utahns Skipped the Election

By |2018-07-27T10:38:26+00:00July 24th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 24, 2018 More voting by mail plus a return of Mitt Romney to the ballot helped increase voter turnout in this year’s primary election — but most Utahns still skipped it, officials said Monday as Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox’s office released the final canvass [...]