Chris Stewart nabbed the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Friday in his bid to win Utah's 2nd Congressional District race.
The former U.S. Air Force pilot and author also picked up the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business.
"Small business is the heart of the U.S. economy, creating roughly 65 percent of jobs over the past 20 years," Stewart said in a statement. "Yet government regulations make it nearly impossible for small businesses to thrive. As a small business owner, I know what conditions are necessary for small businesses to flourish. That involves getting government out of the way."