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18 05, 2022

Salt Lake Chamber Awards Legislators as 2022 Business Champions

By |2022-05-18T09:27:01-07:00May 18th, 2022|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Business Community Honors Pro-Business Legislators The Salt Lake Chamber presented the Business Champion awards today to legislators who stood for the interests of continued prosperity and quality of life for Utah employers and employees during the 2022 General Legislative Session. 80 lawmakers received the Business Champion Award. This award is given to those legislators [...]

12 03, 2021

Business Watch: 2021 Legislative Session Recap

By |2021-03-12T08:28:04-07:00March 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The 2021 Utah Legislative Session is behind us, and while we await Governor Cox’s decisions about signing or vetoing bills, here is an update on some of the most significant legislative actions for Utah businesses. The session was an impactful one – this year’s $23.5 billion budget is the largest in state history, with [...]

26 02, 2021

Business Watch: 2021 Legislative Updates – Week 6

By |2021-03-11T14:44:32-07:00February 26th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, The last week of the Utah Legislative Session is always one where some of the most important work is done — 2021 will be no different. Several bills intended to assist small businesses continue to deal with the economic strains of the pandemic are working their way through the process with [...]

19 02, 2021

Business Watch: 2021 Legislative Updates – Week 5

By |2021-03-11T14:39:27-07:00February 19th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, With two weeks left in the 2021 Legislative Session, many of the most significant issues are center stage and will move quickly. This week a number of new and important bills were introduced and many others have made significant steps. Several of the Chamber’s priority bills, including H.B. 80, Data Security [...]

12 02, 2021

Business Watch: 2021 Legislative Updates – Week 4

By |2021-03-11T14:35:37-07:00February 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Business Community, As we pass the halfway point of the Utah Legislative Session, many important issues for the business community and community at large are moving towards passage. Notably the appropriations subcommittees have finished their work of prioritizing appropriations requests. The focus will now shift to the Executive Appropriations Committee — we will [...]

9 12, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber and Business Community Commemorate Governor Gary R. Herbert’s Service to State of Utah

By |2020-12-11T13:30:07-07:00December 9th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (December 9, 2020) -- Derek Miller, president and CEO of Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, honored Governor Gary R. Herbert at the Chamber board meeting and presented a letter of appreciation signed by hundreds of business representatives across the state. The following is the letter in its entirety and a [...]

4 12, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Commends Appointment of Senator Dan Hemmert to Lead Governor’s Office of Economic Development

By |2020-12-06T20:15:58-07:00December 4th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (December 4, 2020) -- Derek Miller, president and CEO of Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, today issued the following statement lauding the appointment of Senator Dan Hemmert to lead the Governor’s Office of Economic Development: "Utah’s economic future is bright as we enter a new decade with unlimited possibilities, and [...]

5 11, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Congratulates Recently Elected Federal, State and Local Officials

By |2020-11-12T09:04:26-07:00November 5th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 5, 2020) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, congratulated the new slate of candidates who will lead Utah into the future, including the state’s new governor-elect, Spencer Cox. “We congratulate our new Governor-Elect, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, on his election as governor. We recognize him [...]

5 11, 2020

Gov. Herbert, Gov.-Elect Cox and Lt. Gov.-Elect Henderson outline transition plans

By |2020-11-05T11:36:40-07:00November 5th, 2020|Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 5, 2020) – Two days after Utah voters selected Spencer Cox as their next governor, he and his running mate Deidre Henderson announced their transition team, key staff appointments and processes for upcoming state government reviews. Standing with Gov. Gary Herbert and Lt. Gov.-elect Henderson at the Utah State Capitol on [...]

29 10, 2020

Business Community Calls for Patience and Civility with the 2020 Election

By |2020-10-30T09:20:06-07:00October 29th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on Business Community Calls for Patience and Civility with the 2020 Election

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 29, 2020) -- The Salt Lake Chamber, along with the signatories below, has issued the following statement promoting patience and civility regarding the upcoming election: "As business and community leaders, we express our optimism in the voice of the American people as they vote in this important election. Our Republic [...]

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