Utah’s consumer sentiment rises in December
Utah’s consumer sentiment increased from 64.1 in November to 68.7 in December, according to the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute’s Survey of Utah Consumers. A similar survey by the University of Michigan also found sentiment rose from November (56.8) to December (59.7) among Americans as a whole. The Gardner Institute has now measured Utah Consumer Sentiment for 27 consecutive months. The December 2022 Index for both Utah and the US increased over the prior month, suggesting a slightly better outlook. (Read More)
Utah Taxpayers Association annual legislative conference to be held Tuesday
As part of the Legislative Outlook Conference, elected officials, top policymakers and legislative leaders will preview the 2023 Legislative session and related tax issues. In addition, speakers will be discussing taxes and other tax policy issues in Utah. The conference will be Tuesday, January 10th, from 9 am - noon at the Grand America. (Read More)
Salt Lake Chamber and Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute to host Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit
The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-serving statewide business association, will host the annual Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute on January 12, 2023, at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek.
This event is the state’s premier economic forecasting and public policy showcase and will be attended by notable policy and academic thought leaders from across the state. The Summit presents an unrivaled opportunity for attendees to gain insights on the future of Utah’s economy and the business community’s policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session. (Read More)