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1 06, 2020

President’s Message: Stay Safe to Stay Open

By |2020-06-01T07:15:55-07:00June 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s “Stay Safe to Stay Open” initiative provides guidelines for businesses and consumers to move Utah’s economy from orange to yellow to green, offering best practices and access to resources that can be used by retail stores, restaurants, and others as we overcome effects of the coronavirus. In the beginning, the core [...]

1 04, 2020

President’s Message: Utah Leads Together – A Plan and Purpose

By |2020-04-01T13:51:37-07:00April 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Pandemics and earthquakes remind us of what’s important in life — our health, families, jobs and a state we call home. During this era of social distancing, we can learn the power of “social persistence”, as we pass through what Thomas Paine would have called “times that try men’s souls.” But we need to remember [...]

1 02, 2020

President’s Message: Air Quality is Everyone’s Business

By |2020-02-03T12:06:44-07:00February 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

While the majesty of Utah’s mountains are inspiring and full of recreational possibilities, they also create a natural barrier that can adversely affect our air quality during the winter months, especially along the Wasatch Front. An EDCUtah survey of Salt Lake City businesses ranks air quality as the factor in most need of improvement to [...]

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, [...]

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 04, 2019

President’s Message: We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

By |2019-04-01T20:08:04-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have [...]

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