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Governor Huntsman to Tour Camp Williams Evacuee Center

News Release
September 06, 2005

Who: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

What: Governor Huntsman will tour the evacuee center at Camp Williams

When: TODAY! September 6, 2005 10:00 a.m.

Where: Camp Williams Readiness Center (Approximately 17800 South Redwood Road)

State Finance Director Appointed

News Release
September 06, 2005

John Reidhead has been named Director of the Division Finance for the State of Utah. The appointment was announced today by Administrative Services Director, D'Arcy Dixon Pignanelli. "I appreciate Governor Huntsman's support and confidence in my appointment," said Dixon Pignanelli "John Reidhead will protect the accounting interests of the state and serve as an excellent administrator and liaison with all government agencies."

Katrina Relief Hotline no Longer Taking Offers for Assistance

News Release
September 06, 2005

Camp Williams, Utah - Beginning this afternoon at 3 p.m., the Katrina Relief Hotline, 1-866-873-2437, will stop accepting offers for assistance for evacuees located at Camp Williams. As of this afternoon, the hotline has received close to 7,000 calls. Thanks to the high number of calls, officials believe there is an ample supply of resources to meet the needs of the evacuees. The line could reopen, should the need arise.

Evacuees Receive Bus Passes and New Route Service begins today from Camp Williams to TRAX

News Release
September 06, 2005

Hurricane Evacuee Update

News Release
September 06, 2005

Camp Williams, Utah * Here are some updates to numbers of interest from Camp Williams.

A Change in Media Access Hours to Camp Williams

News Release
September 06, 2005

Camp Williams, Utah * The hours of media access to Camp Williams are changing, effective Wednesday, September 7, 2005. In addition, some new rules will take effect.

The new media access hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Consideration will be given to special requests for access before and after those hours.

Preparations Underway to Educate Evacuee Students

News Release
September 05, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH*Arrangements are currently underway to ensure that the children and teenagers, currently housed at the evacuee center at Camp Williams, will be able to stay on base for school.

Evacuees Find Homes

News Release
September 05, 2005

CAMP WILLIAMS, UTAH*Hurricane Katrina victims who were evacuated to Utah are beginning to find places to stay. So far, 15 evacuees were able to pay for their own transportation to destinations of their choice. More than 80 others have made connection with relatives or friends and efforts are underway to provide transportation to reunite them with those people.

Media Requests to Camp Williams

News Release
September 05, 2005

CAMP WILLIAMS, UTAH-Due to interest in the sheltering of Hurricane Katrina evacuees, we have put the following media ground rules in place:

- All media requests for access to Camp Williams for evacuee-related coverage must be made through the Joint Information Center (JIC).

Media Requests to Camp Williams

News Release
September 05, 2005

CAMP WILLIAMS, UTAH-Due to interest in the sheltering of Hurricane Katrina evacuees, we have put the following media ground rules in place:

- All media requests for access to Camp Williams for evacuee-related coverage must be made through the Joint Information Center (JIC).

Governor Huntsman Orders Lowering of Flags

News Release
September 05, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah -- In cooperation with the President of the United States, Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has authorized the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah to half-staff until sunset on the evening of Tuesday, September 20, 2005.

JetBlue Scheduled to Bring More Evacuees to Utah

News Release
September 04, 2005

WHO: Hurricane evacuees from New Orleans

WHAT: Arriving in Utah via JetBlue Airlines

WHEN: TODAY! Sunday, September 04, 2005 Approximately 5:40 p.m.

WHERE: Utah Air National Guard Base

WHY: JetBlue continues to shuttle evacuees from the hurricane ravaged areas to Utah. This will bring the total number of evacuees in Utah to approximately 600.

Hurricane Evacuees May Arrive in Salt Lake City

News Release
September 03, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY*Two National Guard KC 135 aircraft will leave the Utah Air National Guard Base today for New Orleans, one at 11 a.m. and the other at 2 p.m. to bring back possible hurricane evacuees.

The first aircraft won't arrive back in Salt Lake City before 6 p.m. The second aircraft won't return prior to 9 p.m. Each plane can carry up to 50 evacuees.

Keeping Monetary Contributions within Utah

News Release
September 03, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY-The United Ways of Utah has established a fund for people who want to donate to the relief efforts in Utah. The hotline number, 801-736-8929 or the web site www.uw.org, is for monetary donations only. All of the funds contributed will stay in Utah.

Hurricane Evacuees Expected

News Release
September 03, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY*A JetBlue flight is anticipated to arrive at the Utah National Guard Airbase tonight at 7:11 p.m. There are 152 hurricane evacuees on board who are believed to be from the New Orleans area. This will be the first arrival of evacuees from the hurricane-ravaged area.

Media access will be as follows:

Utah Declares a State of Emergency

News Release
September 03, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY*Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has declared a state of emergency in Utah.

Hurricane Katrina Evacuee Facts for Utah

News Release
September 03, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY*Six hurricane evacuee facts specific to the State of Utah are as follows:

- Five buses are waiting at the airport to take evacuees to Camp Williams.

- Four crisis counselors are available at the airport and eight more are at Camp Williams to assist evacuees.

- Ministers from various denominations will be at the airport as people arrive.

First Hurricane Evacuees Arrive in Utah

News Release
September 03, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY*Just after 7 p.m. this evening, more than 150 hurricane evacuees stepped off of a JetBlue flight at the Utah National Guard Airbase.

Sunday Service to be Held at Camp Williams

News Release
September 03, 2005

WHO: Reverend France Davis of the Calvary Baptist Church and Hurricane Evacuees

WHAT: Sunday Service for Hurricane Katrina Evacuees

WHEN: Sunday, September 4, 2005 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Williams Chapel (Directions are available at the front gate)

NOTE: Camp Williams is scheduled to open to the media beginning at 3 p.m. This is subject to change.

Utah Joint Information Center Now Closed

News Release
September 03, 2005

(SALT LAKE CITY, UT) * The Joint Information Center (JIC) for the Katrina Relief effort in Utah has been closed until further notice. Use of the Media Inquiry Line, 538-3401 has also been discontinued. Media inquiries may be directed to the following individuals:

State Officials to Provide Briefing on Plans for Handling Displaced Hurricane Victims

News Release
September 01, 2005

WHO: Verdi White, Director of Homeland Security, Department of Public Safety, Utah National Guard Officials

WHAT: State officials will provide a briefing on preparations in the event that displaced victims of Hurricane Katrina are relocated to Utah.

WHEN: TODAY, September 1, 2005 11:00 a.m.

Hurricane Katrina Volunteer Email Address

News Release
September 01, 2005

WHAT: Along with the toll free number, 866-873-2437 ( through the Department of Health), an email address, katrinavolunteers@utah.gov, has been created for volunteers and community services to offer their time, help, advice and expertise.

WHEN: The email address is currently active

Governor Huntsman Appoints Seventh Judicial Nominating Commission

News Release
September 01, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH*Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. recently appointed seven people to the Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission. The Seventh Judicial District consists of Emery, San Juan, Grand and Carbon Counties.

Each individual has been appointed to serve a four year term on the Judicial Nominating Commission. By state law, the bipartisan commission includes lawyers and non-lawyers.

Governor Huntsman Urges Public to Support American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

News Release
August 31, 2005

Lt. Governor to Announce Statewide Voting Solution Two Utah Cities will Use New Voting Equipment this Fall

News Release
August 31, 2005

Governor Huntsman Updates Utah's Response to Hurricane Relief Efforts

News Release
August 31, 2005

WHO: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr.

WHAT: News conference to update Utah's efforts to provide relief efforts to the victims of Hurricane Katrina

WHEN: 4:30 p.m. TODAY, Wednesday, August 31, 2005

WHERE: Governor's Board Room East Building, State Capitol Complex

Governor Huntsman and State Agencies/Officials Respond to Hurricane Relief

News Release
August 31, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah*At the request of the State of Louisiana, Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has made arrangements to provide assistance in the form of personnel and supplies. In addition, Governor Huntsman has extended the possibility of housing up to 1,000 hurricane victims immediately for an undetermined amount of time ranging from weeks to months.

Governor Huntsman Names Member of Board of Pardons and Parole

News Release
August 30, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah*Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., today announced his selection of Keith N. Hamilton to serve on the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole. Hamilton replaces Michael Sibbett, who retired from the Board after 15 years of service.

Governor's Education Summit

News Release
August 25, 2005

Governor Huntsman Receives List of Finalists for Board of Pardons

News Release
August 23, 2005

Governor Huntsman Appoints New Member to the Utah State Board of Education

News Release
August 18, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah*Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., is pleased to announce the appointment of Randall Mackey to serve on the Utah State Board of Education. Mackey is a graduate of the University of Utah where he earned a degree in Economics. He also holds an MBA from Harvard University and law degrees from Columbia University and Oxford University.

AMANRESORTS Announcement (Southern Utah Destination)

News Advisory
August 15, 2005

WHO: WHAT: AMANRESORTS announces plans for the Amangiri Resort and Spa to the Utah market.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: East State Capitol Complex, 220 Governor's Boardroom

Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice Release Rape Study

News Release
August 11, 2005

Education Choice Conference to Convene at Snowbird

News Release
August 09, 2005

President Signs Disaster Declaration for Utah

News Release
August 01, 2005

Governor Huntsman Names an Energy Advisor

News Release
July 28, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah * Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Energy Advisor for the state. Dr. Laura S. Nelson has accepted the position and plans to begin on September 1, 2005.

"Dr. Nelson has extensive experience in energy policy," said Governor Huntsman. "We look forward to utilizing Dr. Nelson's expertise to help shape our energy initiatives."

Advertising Agency Selected to Brand Utah

News Release
July 27, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Advertising agency W Communications has been selected to develop a branding campaign for the State of Utah. The announcement was made today by Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. The contract is part of an overall effort to increase the number of tourists who visit Utah every year.

Governor Huntsman to Get an Update on Fire Damage in Southern Utah

News Advisory
July 26, 2005

WHO: WHAT: The Governor will tour and areas damaged by recent wildfires in Southern Utah and get an update on suppression efforts and continued threat.

WHEN: TODAY, Tuesday, July 26, 2005

All times are approximate

Governor Huntsman Orders State Flags Lowered to Half-Staff

News Release
July 24, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah -- Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has ordered the lowering of flags to half-staff on all Sate government properties on Tuesday, July 26, 2005, in honor of fallen solder, Sergeant First Class Ronald T. Wood.

Governor Huntsman sends his heartfelt condolences to the family of SFC Ronald T. Wood who died on July 16, 2005, when an improvised explosive devise detonated near his Humvee in Kirkuk, Iraq.

Utah Governor Appoints International Trade Executive for Latin America

News Release
July 22, 2005

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has appointed a trade executive to oversee the state's economic development efforts in Latin America. Miguel R. Rovira will assume his duties on August 1, 2005.

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