12 01, 2024

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2024 Legislative Priorities at Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2024-01-12T15:53:55-07:00January 12th, 2024|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Today, the Salt Lake Chamber hosted the annual Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute to release its 2024 legislative priorities. The Chamber identified several priorities for public policy, chief among them being affordable housing, homelessness, water infrastructure and conservation, and workforce development. “As industries rise and [...]

12 10, 2023

What Will You Learn at the 2023 Government Affairs Boot Camp?

By |2023-10-12T07:54:26-06:00October 12th, 2023|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Are you a business professional eager to enhance your knowledge of government affairs? Prepare for Utah’s legislative session by registering for the Salt Lake Chamber’s Government Affairs Boot Camp, a two-day event taking place on October 27th and November 3rd. This immersive experience will help you gain invaluable insights, connect with industry leaders and deepen [...]

21 09, 2023

The Federal Shutdown Showdown

By |2023-09-21T10:03:43-06:00September 21st, 2023|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Congressional leaders from both political parties are working with the Biden Administration to avoid a federal government shutdown, but many obstacles remain and it looks increasingly likely that a shutdown will happen as the new fiscal year begins on October 1, 2023. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW… In the unfortunate event of a government [...]

21 08, 2023

Utah Congressional District 2 Candidates Weigh In on Federal Priorities

By |2023-08-23T10:36:02-06:00August 21st, 2023|Blog, Policy|1 Comment

In preparation for the upcoming Utah Congressional District 2 Republican Primary on September 5, 2023, and General Election on November 21, 2023, the Salt Lake Chamber asked candidates to provide their stances regarding federal priorities important to the business community. Topics: Permitting Reform: What legislative initiatives will you support to modernize our nation's permitting [...]

8 03, 2022

Business Watch: 2022 Legislative Updates – Recap

By |2022-03-10T07:54:44-07:00March 8th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As the legislative session concluded last Friday, passed bills are now making their way to Governor Cox for his signature or veto. Over the past 45-days, the legislature passed 513 bills and a record $25 billion budget, with a significant increase in education funding, historical investment in infrastructure and water conservation, notable social services, and [...]

13 01, 2022

Salt Lake Chamber Introduces 2022 Legislative Priorities at Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit

By |2022-01-14T11:56:42-07:00January 13th, 2022|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (January 13, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber hosted the annual Utah Economic Outlook and Public Policy Summit with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute to release its 2022 legislative priorities at the Grand America Hotel. Chief among those priorities is maintaining Utah’s spot among the top of America’s best performing economies, [...]

5 01, 2022

President’s Message: Priorities Matter for Business and Policy

By |2022-01-05T09:38:44-07:00January 5th, 2022|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

2021 was a year of growth and expansion for Utah’s economy in the face of inflation, supply chain disruptions and proliferating coronavirus variants. Our collective pulling together during the pandemic continues to impress leaders and commentators nationally. At the start of every new year, leaders begin to pursue new goals or priorities within their organization. [...]

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