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SALT LAKE CITY (March 25, 2015) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 56 bills into law today bringing the total number of bills signed from the 2015 General Legislative Session to 200. The Legislature passed 528 bills this session, 495 of which require action by the governor.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 24, 2015) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 42 bills today, bringing the total number of bills signed from the 2015 General Legislative Session to 144.

Gov. Herbert signs 55 bills

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (March 23, 2015) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 55 bills today, bringing the total number of bills signed to 102 of the total 528 bills passed during the 2015 General Legislative Session.

In 1869 & 1972, Major John Wesley Powell and his crew explored the canyons along the Colorado River documenting their incredible journey along the way. Learn more about their incredible challenges and adventures along the way.

The 2015 Summit will address regional, national and international energy issues, encouraging the participation of energy professionals from the Intermountain West and far beyond.

Robotic Wonders

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

Utah State University Eastern Blanding Campus all-Native American student team, named ?Inspiration,? made it through the semi-finals in competition at the VEXU robotics event in LaPlata, Maryland

Jobs grew by an estimated 4.2 percent, adding 56,100 jobs to the economy as compared to February 2014. Utah's current employment level registers 1,356,300.

Gov. Herbert signs 36 bills

Fri, 20 Mar 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (March 20, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 36 bills today. To date the governor has signed a total of 47 bills passed during the 2015 Legislative session. The governor signed the following 2015 bills:

SALT LAKE CITY (March 20, 2015) ? With today's announcement, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has ignored Utah's successful model and chosen to embrace a one-size-fits-all approach for regulating hydraulic fracturing that reduces the ability of states to respond to local needs. This federally-led regulatory approach increases costs and delays for industry and may threaten Utah's proven ability to effectively regulate oil and gas production in Utah.

We are pleased to announce a welcome change to our various emergency preparedness aids available on this website and at the Division of Emergency Management (DEM) office.

Dr. Richard L. Maughan, President of Bridgerland Applied Technology College (BATC) announced that his tenure at the helm of BATC will come to a close on June 30, 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY ? (March 20, 2015) Utah?s economy continues to post impressive numbers. New figures released today show total job growth of 4.2 percent, while private-sector job growth increased to 4.8 percent.

Great spring fishing will happen earlier than usual in Utah this year. In fact, it's already started.

The Beehive State has recently stolen the national spotlight as an impressive innovation hub, and it's time once again to recognize the stars.

Major I-15 construction for The Point project is now underway, including work on I-15 between Draper and Lehi, the14600 South interchange and along the Frontage Roads to I-15.

Approximately four miles have now been at least partially groomed. These seven photos detail a loop that will explore the northwestern corner of the park near Wild Horse Butte.

An inspirational tribute to the work of education in ASD, past and present. The Gala will be held in Orem, Utah.

The Division of Wildlife Resources has teamed with several organizations, including The National Wild Turkey Federation and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife, to offer five seminars this spring.

Salt Lake Community College President Deneece G. Huftalin will be honored Saturday by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) with the Distinguished Woman Award.

Gov. Herbert signed SB 296 Antidiscrimination and Religious Freedom Amendments into law Thursday night during a public ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. SB 296 addresses LGBT discrimination and religious freedoms.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will join legislative leadership to sign S.B. 296.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will hold a brief media availability.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 11, 2015) ? Marty Carpenter, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement on HB 378, White Collar Crime Registry:

We?re talking about the latest Lindsey Stirling music video that just made its debut. It was shot in the Herriman High auditorium with music students accompanying Stirling who is known internationally.

2015 began with strong numbers for Utah's workforce and employers: Jobs for January 2015 grew by an estimated 4.1 percent, adding 53,600 jobs to the economy as compared to January 2014.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 10, 2015) ? Marty Carpenter, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement regarding H.B. 11, Death Penalty Procedure Amendments:

The annual competition, in which high school teams design and build robots that perform a specific task, will be held March 13-14 at the Maverick Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Having passed almost 300 bills already, this year's legislative session is almost over. Watch the final sessions live at le.utah.gov

The plan makes it easier to remove prairie dogs from private property and place those prairie dogs on public land. Placing the prairie dogs on public land should speed their recovery.

Leaders in the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) are committed to ensuring students receive a high-quality education at Utah?s eight public colleges and universities.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 5, 2015) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flags of the United States of America and the State of Utah in honor of former Salt Lake City mayor, Deedee Corradini. The former mayor will be laid to rest on Mon., March 9, 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 4, 2015) ? Marty Carpenter, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement in response to the House Business and Labor Committee vote on Healthy Utah:

SALT LAKE CITY (March 4, 2015) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the non-discrimination and religious liberty bill announced earlier today:

SALT LAKE CITY (March 4, 2015) ? Marty Carpenter, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement regarding HB454, Prison Development Amendments:

SALT LAKE CITY (March 4, 2015) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Paige Petersen to fill a judicial vacancy on the 3rd District Court.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

SALT LAKE CITY ? (March 4, 2015) Utah's total employment grew at a year-over pace of 4.1 percent in January, while private sector job growth increased by 4.7 percent, according to new data released today. Utah's strong economy positions the state to invest in long-term priorities including education. 

?Of all my duties as Governor, I would be hard-pressed to name another more significant than honoring those whose sacrifices have helped make our freedoms possible, as well as to salute their families? said Gov. Herbert.

Your chance to join one of Utah?s wildlife advisory councils is almost over. March 16 is the last day a group can nominate you to serve on one of Utah?s five Regional Advisory Councils.

This video provides a brief explanation of UDOT's Long-Range Transportation Plan and the planning process.

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