Fri, 05 Feb 2016
SALT LAKE CITY - After meeting with individuals who are experiencing homelessness today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert encouraged Utahns to donate to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund on their Utah income tax form.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (February 4, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the sage-grouse lawsuit filed by the Utah Attorney General's office:
Utahns are encouraged to donate to help people struggling with homelessness; Funds go directly to service providers who serve the homeless community
Thu, 28 Jan 2016
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives
Thu, 28 Jan 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 28, 2016) - The Utah Board of Juvenile Justice (UBJJ) will host a series of School-Based Law Enforcement Trainings (SBLET) to increase student academic achievement, decrease the "school-to-prison pipeline" and improve law enforcement community relations. The statewide series will begin on Feb. 2 and 3 at La Quinta Inn and Suites, 91 East 2680 South, in St. George, Utah.
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will deliver his 2016 State of the State address Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (Jan, 19, 2016) - Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox issued the following memo offering clarification to voters and candidates:
Sun, 17 Jan 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 17, 2016) - Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the shooting of two police officers in Holladay, Utah:
Wed, 13 Jan 2016
Outlines Vision for State School Fund Investments, Preserving Utah's AAA Bond Rating & Saving Taxpayer Dollars
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
Utah is one of only nine states rated AAA by all three rating agencies
Mon, 11 Jan 2016
The 15-foot American flag found in an Iowa junkyard will be presented to Gov. Herbert to commemorate Utah's 120th statehood anniversary
Tue, 05 Jan 2016
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed the official letter to appoint Lincoln S. Fillmore to the Utah State Senate. Fillmore will serve in District 10 replacing Sen. Aaron Osmond after his resignation Dec. 1, 2015.
Wed, 30 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 30, 2015) Jon Cox, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement in response to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in the Planned Parenthood lawsuit:
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Denise Porter to the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole.
Wed, 23 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) - Eric Tholen has been named the new director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management (DFCM), a division of the Utah Department of Administrative Services (DAS). The appointment follows an extensive nationwide search.
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) - Cade Meier has been appointed as the new deputy director of the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC). With more than 15 years of project and operational management experience, Meier will replace Tom Zdunich who retired in August 2015.
Wed, 23 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) ? Utah has the sixth fastest growth rate in the nation among states at 1.75 percent according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday.
Tue, 22 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 22, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement in response to the recent ruling allowing the state to end Planned Parenthood contracts:
Mon, 14 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 14, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement in response to inclement weather and dangerous driving conditions:
Fri, 11 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 11, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced his appointment of David Damschen as the new Utah state treasurer. Damschen will fill the remaining term of Richard Ellis, who stepped down to pursue another career opportunity.
Wed, 09 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 9, 2015) - Education is once again the governor's top budget priority with nearly 70 percent of new money in the state budget devoted to education. The recommendations are an integral part of the statewide goal to place Utah among the nation's top-10 states in academic performance.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will present his state budget proposal for FY 2017. New consensus revenue numbers reported yesterday show Utah?s growing and diverse economy gives Utah an opportunity to invest. Gov. Herbert?s budget recommendations demonstrate a strong continued focus on education.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 8, 2015) - For the tenth consecutive year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has ranked Utah first in the U.S. for volunteerism because of Utahns' generosity and commitment to improve their communities.
Mon, 07 Dec 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 7, 2015) - New consensus revenue figures show Utah's growing and diverse economy is producing additional revenue for the state. The consensus revenue forecast shows an additional $180 million of one-time funds and $380 million in new, ongoing unrestricted revenue for the upcoming FY 2017 budget.
SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 4, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the state of Utah to continue until Dec. 2, 2015 to honor the victims of the San Bernardino, California attack.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015
Gov. Herbert and the First Lady will unveil the mansion holiday decor. Students from Franklin Elementary School in Salt Lake City will join the Governor and First Lady to decorate a Christmas tree in the Governor's Mansion library.
Sat, 28 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 28, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the passing of former Utah Gov. Olene S. Walker:
Wed, 25 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 25, 2015) - Federal Judge David Nuffer issued his final order in the litigation against S.B. 54. As part of his decision, the state is prohibited from requiring political parties to allow unaffiliated voters in a primary election or signature-gathering process.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015
Gov. Gary R. Herbert, the first lady and family members will serve a Thanksgiving meal at the Salt Lake Rescue Mission tomorrow. Volunteering at the Rescue Mission is a tradition for the Governor and first lady.
Thu, 19 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 19, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the passing of Randy Horiuchi:
Thu, 19 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 19, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement regarding legislation expected to be voted on by the U.S. House of Representatives:
Wed, 18 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (November 18, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Gene Cottrell to serve as the inspector general of Medicaid services. Cottrell will replace Lee Wycoff to become Utah's second Medicaid inspector.
Mon, 16 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 16, 2015) - Jon Cox, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement regarding Syrian refugees entering the state of Utah:
Sun, 15 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 15, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of Utah to honor the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris, France.
Fri, 13 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed an official letter to appoint Lynn Hemingway to the Utah House of Representatives. Hemingway will serve in District 40 and will replace former State Representative Justin Miller.
Mon, 09 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 9, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Judge John A. Pearce to serve as a justice on the Utah Supreme Court. Judge Pearce will fill the vacancy created by Justice Jill Parrish when she was confirmed a United States District Court Judge for the District of Utah on August 16, 2015.
Tue, 03 Nov 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 3, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced today that he will not convene a nominating committee for the 2016 Utah State Board of Education elections. Jon Cox, spokesman for Gov. Herbert issued the following statement:
Wed, 28 Oct 2015
The Utah Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory is helping capture criminals faster thanks to an improved fingerprint efficiency project. Gov. Gary R. Herbert will visit the State Crime Lab tomorrow to see firsthand how the department is using the Success program to process evidence 66 percent faster and solve more cases each year.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 26, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert celebrated the milestone of Utah's three millionth resident today. The event was held at Utah's newest hospital, Mountain Point Medical Center in Lehi.
SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 26, 2015) - Utah posted the highest job growth rate in the nation for private and total job growth for the eighth consecutive month. According to the rankings released this month, Utah posted private sector growth at 4.4 percent and total sector job growth at 3.9 percent for the month of September.