7 08, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Announces New General Counsel and Vice President of Public Policy

By |2019-08-07T08:52:55-07:00August 7th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (August 7, 2019) – Utah attorney Jacey Skinner was announced as the new General Counsel and Vice President of Public Policy for the Salt Lake Chamber today, replacing Abby Osborne who left the Chamber earlier this summer to become the Chief of Staff for the Utah House of Representatives. Skinner has [...]

4 09, 2018

President’s Message: What creates our effective and productive chamber?

By |2019-01-03T19:16:24-07:00September 4th, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

It is not by chance that Utah is continuously named the best economy in the country - it’s in part thanks to all of you, our members, for engaging in the community and collaborating in the process of making Utah the best state to live, work, learn and play. Recently at our Annual Meeting, I [...]

10 08, 2018

UBR: August 6-10

By |2018-07-31T07:28:12-07:00August 10th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

August 6, 2018 The Salt Lake Chamber is now accepting registrations for its annual Government Affairs Bootcamp. This intensive two-day bootcamp is designed for new and experienced government affairs professionals, company executives and public policy advocates. Attend the bootcamp to learn how to improve your effectiveness and understanding of advocating in the state of Utah. [...]

7 08, 2018

President’s Message: Engaging Professionals for Good

By |2019-01-03T19:16:52-07:00August 7th, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

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 [...]

26 09, 2017

Why Your Business Should Care About Government Affairs

By |2019-10-14T11:47:08-07:00September 26th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

How do taxes, regulation, transportation, health care, education, energy and natural resources impact your business? Chances are, in some way or another, all of these issues affect your company’s employees, operational costs and bottom line - which in turn impact the state’s overall economic competitiveness. Likewise, each of these issues (and many more) are discussed, [...]

9 01, 2017

Health Care Policy in the New Year

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 9th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Health care has always been a key point of discussion for policy makers. Now, following the 2016 election, many businesses and employees are wondering what kind of changes the health care industry could see over the next four years. Andrew Croshaw, co-chair of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Health Systems Reform Committee and president of the [...]

4 01, 2017

5 ways to make the most out of your Chamber Membership

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Start the New Year off right and learn a few different ways to make the most out of your Chamber membership. Or if you're not a member, what opportunities are available with membership! Attend an Event The Chamber is a gathering place. Every year we provide networking opportunities, seminars, workshops and more to bring the [...]

14 12, 2016

P3s: What are they and why should your business care?

By |2017-03-07T15:06:34-07:00December 14th, 2016|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

A heightened national discussion around the use of public-private partnerships or “P3s” for infrastructure projects may leave you wondering what P3s are and why your business should care about them. What is a Public Private Partnership? P3s exist in many shapes and forms and can be used for a wide array of projects ranging from [...]

5 10, 2016

September Interim Recap: Issues Highlighted on the Hill

By |2017-03-07T15:06:36-07:00October 5th, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. 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. These Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may be addressed in a future General [...]

20 09, 2016

Salt Lake Chamber 2016 Federal Priorities Released

By |2016-09-20T08:27:00-07:00September 20th, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As a statewide chamber of commerce, representing nearly 8,000 businesses, the Salt Lake Chamber is "Utah's Business Leader." We are a capital city chamber with a statewide mission. We stand as the voice of business, support our members' success, and champion community prosperity. Annually the Salt Lake Chamber brings representatives from Utah’s business and civic [...]