Governor News & Media
SALT LAKE CITY - Preliminary figures indicate Utah's budget deficit for Fiscal Year 2010 will be just under $28 million - well below previous forecasts.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert announced today an important next step in the creation of his 10-Year Strategic Energy Plan, with four public hearings scheduled across the State.
Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, has authorized all state agencies to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah-effective immediately.
SALT LAKE CITY — Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the death of Kane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Harris.
Commission Lauds State Government Operations, Identifies Areas to Realize Significant Savings Over Time
Aug 19 2010
SALT LAKE CITY – An independent analysis confirms that while State government is already well-managed, opportunities exist for significant immediate and long-term savings.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert informed legislative leaders late today that, although unhappy with the federal government's tactics and method of delivery, he will apply for federal funding because it will benefit public education in Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has issued the following statement regarding the illegal immigration reform legislation released by Rep. Stephen Sandstrom:
SALT LAKE CITY - For the second year in a row, one of the top economic development publications in the nation has identified Utah as a top state for business.
Governor Gary R. Herbert announced today that Adobe Systems Incorporated plans to build a new technology campus in Utah, a decision that could potentially create up to 1,000 new high-tech jobs in the State over the next 20 years.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Clark A. Harms as Chairman of the State Board of Pardons and Parole.
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah has moved up in many key categories in one of the nation's top economic development publications, ranking high in everything from quality of life to tax structure.
SALT LAKE CITY - In accordance with Utah Code Ann. 20A-14-105, Governor Gary R. Herbert has submitted the following names to the Lt. Governor's Office for inclusion on the 2010 ballot as candidates for the State Board of Education.
Jul 29 2010
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert praised an agreement approved by the Bureau of Land Management today between the Bill Barrett Corporation, the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, Carbon County and the State of Utah. The agreement was negotiated in part by the Governor's Council on Balanced Resources.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Allyson Gamble has been appointed the Executive Director of the Capitol Preservation Board. The Capitol Preservation Board approved Gamble's appointment at its meeting on July 19, 2010.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Karla Staheli as a Juvenile Court Judge in the Fifth Judicial District.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed four attorneys to the bench in the Second Judicial District, which serves Davis, Morgan and Weber counties.
Tue, 20 Jul 2010
The summit will be streamed live beginning at 10am on July 20th.
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Department of Workforce Services has initiated termination proceedings against two employees believed to have created a list disclosing the personal information of 1,300 people.
Good morning. Thank you for being here today to discuss immigration reform in the State of Utah. Although the challenges surrounding the issue of illegal immigration are significant, I have asked each of you to participate in this roundtable because they are not insurmountable.
Jul 20 2010
SALT LAKE CITY - In a roundtable discussion on immigration reform Tuesday at the Utah Capitol, Governor Gary R. Herbert called for reason to guide discussions and action on illegal immigration in the State.
Jul 16 2010
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Department of Workforce Services has identified at least two employees who are believed to be involved in the creation of a list containing the personal information of some 1,300 people.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert expects an internal state review of the origins of a list containing personal information of some 1,300 people to be complete soon.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert is the new Chair of the Economic Development and Commerce Committee for the National Governors Association. The appointment was announced in Boston on the final day of the 2010 NGA Annual Meeting. Governor Herbert replaces outgoing chair, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
WASHINGTON D.C. -Governor Gary R. Herbert stressed the importance of collaboration and the crucial need for the federal government to include states in policy decisions at a series of events in the nation's capital on Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement about the importation of foreign nuclear waste to Utah:
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert will facilitate a roundtable discussion with various stakeholders to explore immigration reform that best serves Utah's interests.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Utah artist Arnold Friberg:
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Katherine Bernards-Goodman and Clark McClellan to the bench in the Third and Eighth Judicial Districts, respectively.
Jun 28 2010
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has directed Utah flags at all state agencies be flown at half-staff in honor of West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd, who died early this morning.
SALT LAKE CITY - Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will speak at the August meeting of the Governor's Excellence in Education Commission.
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has declined a request to temporarily stay the anticipated execution of inmate Ronnie Lee Gardner.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert attended funeral services today for Dan Eastman to pay his respects to the two-term state senator.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert was notified of the spill of hundreds of barrels of crude oil into Red Butte Creek early Saturday and has been closely monitoring the situation throughout the day.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert on Tuesday reached out to mayors in Utah communities affected or threatened by high water levels in several creeks and rivers.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Palmer DePaulis to head the Utah Department of Human Services upon the planned departure of Lisa-Michele Church, who is returning to work in the private sector.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Thomas R. Lee as the state's next Supreme Court justice.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Neal T. Gooch as Commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed M. James Brady to serve as a district court judge in the state's Fourth Judicial District.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Daniel W. Campbell to the State Board of Regents.
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Robert J. Dale to serve as a district court judge in the state's Second Judicial District.