5 09, 2018

Kaddas Enterprises, Inc. Finalist for the 2018 Dream Big Awards

By |2018-09-07T10:21:36-07:00September 5th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Kaddas Enterprises, a woman-owned, family business nominated for Green/Sustainable Business Achievement Award Salt Lake City—September 5, 2018—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced Kaddas Enterprises, Inc., a second-generation family-owned business and a leader in heavy gauge thermoform plastic manufacturing, as a finalist for the Green/Sustainable Business Achievement Award at the annual 2018 Dream Big Awards, presented Met Life. This [...]

20 07, 2018

UBR: July 16-20

By |2018-07-10T09:02:49-07:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

July 16, 2018 Earlier this month the Salt Lake Chamber released the second-quarter results of our CEOutlook survey. The Salt Lake Chamber's CEOutlook is an authoritative business survey on economic sentiment in Utah, and seeks to provide a forward-looking view of the Utah economy. This quarter's results shows that in many cases executives are optimistic [...]

13 07, 2018

UBR: July 9-13

By |2018-07-03T10:52:06-07:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

July 9, 2018 Recently, the Chamber signed onto the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s coalition letter urging senators to support Sen. Bob Corker’s tariff bill, S. 3013, which would require the president to submit to Congress any proposal to raise tariffs in the interest of national security. Sen. Mike Lee also supports Corker’s tariff bill and [...]

2 07, 2018

New Analysis Outlines State-by-State Impact of Tariffs

By |2018-07-02T19:03:10-07:00July 2nd, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Concerns Grow about Potential Trade War WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new analysis by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlines the state-by-state impact of retaliatory tariffs from China, the European Union, Mexico, and Canada, which have been imposed in response to new U.S. tariffs on imported goods. The analysis shows how much of each state’s exports are [...]

10 06, 2016

The Overtime Rule Will Cost Small Businesses Big Time

By |2017-03-07T15:06:39-07:00June 10th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Excerpt from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Above the Fold June 9, 2016. Author is Maxine Turner, president of Cuisine Unlimited and Salt Lake Chamber Board member. Read the original article here. To the 45th President of the United States From: Maxine Turner Dear 45, When you take office next January, please don’t forget small businesses [...]

1 06, 2016

Innovation That Matters 2016: Salt Lake City

By |2017-03-07T15:06:40-07:00June 1st, 2016|Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Excerpt from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Above the Fold May 31, 2016. Read the entire article here. "Entrepreneurship starts at the local level, in neighborhoods and in cities. That’s been true throughout our history, and it’s true in today’s digital age. But communities that thrived in the past aren’t guaranteed success in the new economy. [...]

25 04, 2016

Lawmakers Should Make Laws, Not Regulatos

By |2017-03-07T15:06:42-07:00April 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Article originally published by the U.S Chamber of Commerce on April 25, 2016. "Many Americans are angry with a Congress and administration that seem out of touch with the people, are unaccountable,and act in their own self-interest. Nothing better exemplifies these sentiments than an issue happening largely under the radar. Federal regulators—the Environmental Protection Agency, the National [...]

4 03, 2016

UBR: Feb 29 – Mar 4

By |2017-03-07T15:06:44-07:00March 4th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

February 29, 2016 The Republican presidential candidates are coming to Salt Lake City on March 21st for a newly added debate. On receiving the opportunity, Utah GOP Chairman James Evans said, “Look at the punch Utah has nationally in Republican circles. The Republican committee recognizes that, Utah has become a must-visit state.” The debate will [...]

23 02, 2016

Cyber Next Steps: A Road Map to Tackle Our Nation’s Vulnerabilities

By |2017-03-07T15:06:45-07:00February 23rd, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

excerpt from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Above the Fold. Ann M. Beauchesne, Senior Vice President, National Security & Emergency Preparedness Department Last December, owing to strong bipartisan majorities in Congress and a strong, organized push by industry, President Barack Obama signed landmark legislation to bolster cooperation and cyber threat information sharing between government and [...]

8 01, 2016

UBR: Jan 4-8

By |2016-01-19T15:42:39-07:00January 8th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

January 4, 2016 Before looking ahead to 2016, we should look back on the past year. In 2015 the business community got a lot done for the country when working with Congress. The passage of the Trade Promotion Authority paves the way for the United States to move forward with new major deals like the Trans-Pacific [...]