11 09, 2021

Speaking on Business: Wasatch Front Regional Council

By |2021-09-10T08:26:06-07:00September 11th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Wasatch Front Regional Council This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. The Wasatch Front Regional Council builds consensus and enhances quality of life by developing and implementing visions and plans for a well-functioning multi-modal transportation system, livable communities, a strong economy, and a healthy environment. Executive Director [...]

2 08, 2021

Closing the Housing Gap: Good for Communities

By |2021-07-30T10:07:54-07:00August 2nd, 2021|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Policy|0 Comments

In Utah, communities are important to us. They are where we raise our families, develop our careers, and house our citizens. That’s why it is so important to close the housing gap: so that our communities can continue to grow and thrive in a safe, affordable way. The housing affordability crisis has threatened to endanger [...]

13 07, 2021

Wasatch Innovation Network Brings Together Public and Private Sectors in Statewide Initiative to Promote Utah Innovation and Business

By |2021-07-13T11:08:55-07:00July 13th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

From aerospace, agriculture and artificial intelligence to biosciences, engineering, and transportation, the new Wasatch Innovation Network will support Utah businesses — start-ups to unicorns — with network development, funding channels, policy development, government relations, and support for research, development and commercialization.   SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 13, 2021) – Public and private sector organizations across [...]

29 06, 2021

Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Agreement Reached

By |2021-06-29T19:58:09-07:00June 29th, 2021|Policy|0 Comments

Originally written by: Wasatch Front Regional Council On June 24, President Biden endorsed the infrastructure framework proposal from a bipartisan group of 20 Senators (including Utah Senator Mitt Romney), after reaching a deal on Wednesday evening. The agreed-upon framework would spend $1.2 trillion over eight years, including $579 billion in new spending above baseline levels [...]

24 11, 2020

WFRC/WFEDD Regional Economic Development Planner Job Announcement

By |2020-11-25T07:38:22-07:00November 24th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

The Regional Economic Development Planner will be an integral part of WFRC’s Community and Economic Development Group. They will manage the Wasatch Front Economic Development District (WFEDD), promote long-term economic competitiveness, and help shape policy in economic development and land use issues, especially as they interrelate with transportation. They will also lead the integration of economic development considerations [...]

16 05, 2018

Infrastructure Week with Andrew Gruber

By |2018-05-16T11:49:02-07:00May 16th, 2018|Blog, Podcast, Policy|1 Comment

Infrastructure Week is a national week of events meant to educate and elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting America’s economy and our nation’s future. In this episode of Building Utah, we're joined by Andrew Gruber, Executive Director at Wasatch Front Regional Council, to talk about what's being done in Utah on a state and [...]

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