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Governor signs 10 bills

WHO: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

WHAT: The Governor signed the following bills this afternoon:

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Governor signs 103 bills and 2 resolutions

WHO: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

WHAT: The Governor signed the following bills today:

Change at Utah Board of Pardons and Parole

Salt Lake City - Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., today appointed Keith Hamilton as Chair of the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole.

Hamilton replaces Donald E. Blanchard as the Chair of the Board. Hamilton has been serving on the Board of Pardons and Parole since September 2005.

GOED, DCC Poised for New Leadership

Salt Lake City - Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., today announced changes in the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Department of Community and Culture.

Jason Perry will be the new director of GOED, replacing Richard Bradford, who is planning to retire from state government after13 years of service.

"I am pleased to have Jason take the helm at GOED, as he has shown tremendous leadership skills in the Department of Commerce," Governor Huntsman said.

Flags lowered in Honor of Staff Sgt. Gregson Gourley

Salt Lake City - Utah 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, Friday, March 3, 2006. The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset in honor and memory of Staff Sgt. Gregson Gourley. Mr. Gourley was killed in the line of duty while serving with the 101st Airborne Division in Hawijah, Iraq. Funeral services are scheduled for March 3, 2006.

Salt Lake City - Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., vetoed Senate Bill 70, Process for Approval of Waste Disposal Amendments, this evening.

Governors call on Congress for immigration reform

News Release
February 28, 2006

Huntsman co-sponsors resolution

WASHINGTON D.C. - Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr. joined with Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano to lead the call for Congress and the White House to move forward with a comprehensive national immigration policy to strengthen security along the southern border, create a temporary guest worker program without amnesty and provide reimbursement for local and state governments' law enforcement efforts.

Governor Nominates Third District Judge

News Release
February 28, 2006

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has nominated Mark S. Kouris of Salt Lake City, Utah, to serve as a judge on the Utah Third District Court. His nomination must now be confirmed by the Utah Senate. Kouris will replace retiring Judge Pat Brian.

"Mark has the right combination of qualities that will make him a great judge," said Governor Huntsman. "He is smart, dedicated, capable, and experienced in the practice of law."

Tax proposal agreement framework announced

News Release
February 24, 2006

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., Senate President John Valentine, Speaker Greg Curtis and legislative leadership from both sides of the aisle are proud to announce a framework for an agreement on a budget and tax reform plan that will allow them to move forward in addressing the needs of our state while achieving meaningful tax reform based on sound tax policy.

Updated tax calculator illustrates the total impact of the Huntsman Tax Reform Package

News Release
February 17, 2006

Salt Lake City - Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. released an updated version of the tax reform calculator today. The calculator illustrates the total impact to individual taxpayers of his tax reform package. Both the flat income tax reform package and the removal of the sales tax on unprepared food at the register are included in the updated calculator.

Huntsman, Hatch: Utahns can deliver final nail to PFS

Flags lowered in honor of Coretta Scott King

News Release
February 6, 2006

Salt Lake City - Utah 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, Tuesday, February 7, 2006. The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset in honor and memory of Coretta Scott King.

Governor Huntsman Forwards Nominees to the State Senate

News Release
February 2, 2006

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has forwarded the following nominees to the Utah State Senate to consider for confirmation on Thursday, February 2, 2006.

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District Board of Directors:

Wayne B. Gibson is reappointed as a member of the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District Board of Directors, a term to expire January 31, 2010.

Governor Huntsman offers condolences to King family

Governor Huntsman selects Ambassadors for Torino

Huntsman, Valentine, Curtis support moratorium on new bond

News Release
January 23, 2006

Salt Lake City -- Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr, Senate President John Valentine and Speaker of the House Greg Curtis were recently notified that any significant changes in Utah's sales tax structure could have a negative effect on bonds issued by the State's political subdivisions.

Governor applauds cement accord with Mexico

News Release
January 20, 2006

Huntsman encouraged by Department of Commerce agreement

Salt Lake City, Utah - Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. commended the Department of Commerce decision to end a 16-year impasse with Mexico regarding cement trade, opening the U.S. market back up to cement from south of the border.

2006 State of the State Address

State of Utah
Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
State of the State Address
January 17, 2006

Lt. Governor Gary and Jeanette Herbert

President John and Karen Valentine

Speaker Greg and Teresa Curtis

Chief Justice Christine Durham and members of the Utah Supreme Court

Members of the Legislature

Guests and my fellow Utahns,

Governor Huntsman calls for federal investigations into natural gas prices

News Releases
January 13, 2006

Salt Lake City - Governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr. today formally requested investigations into market prices for natural gas. In letters sent today, he called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, and the U.S. Senate to initiate investigations into whether market manipulation of gas prices is occurring.

Governor to visit elementary school

News Releases
January 11, 2006

Washington Elementary School will host Tuesday's State of the State Address

BOUNTIFUL - Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. will visit Washington Elementary School Thursday, discussing state government with fourth graders in preparation for the school's historical hosting of the State of the State Address Tuesday.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah 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, Friday, December 23, 2005 in honor of Sgt. Timothy R. Boyce.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah 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 on all state facilities in honor of Spc. Lex S. Nelson.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. and First Lady Mary Kaye Huntsman will celebrate with Utah's adoptive families Saturday at a winter carnival and awards reception honoring LDS Family Services and Commissioner Fred Riley.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has nominated George W. Harmond, Jr. of Helper, Utah, to serve as a judge on the Utah Seventh District Court.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. and First Lady Mary Kaye Huntsman invite the public to the Governor's Mansion in December to kick off the holiday season.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. announced Friday the State of the State address will be held at Washington Elementary School in Bountiful, Utah.

"I want to take a moment to wish the citizens of Utah a Happy Thanksgiving. We have so much to be thankful for this year where we have experienced success and overcome grief.

Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco sent a letter of thanks to Governor Huntsman for the extraordinary service provided by the Utah National Guard to the citizens of Louisana after Hurricane Katrina.

Salt Lake City, Utah - The Utah State Prison will not be moving from Draper if cost estimates from the draft prison study hold true.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. met with officials in Washington, D.C. today, seeking help with a shortage of cement in Utah, which is blamed for hindering economic growth in the State's building trade sector.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah's population reached 2,547,389 persons in 2005, according to the Utah Population Estimates Committee.

 

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has announced two new positions within the Governor's communications office.

 

Governor Signs Legacy Legislation

News Release
November 10, 2005

 

Salt Lake City, Utah - The State of Utah is asking the courts to review the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's recent decision to authorize the issuance of an operating license for Private Fuel Storage LLC.

 

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., is pleased with the legislative approval of the Legacy Parkway settlement.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has forwarded the following nominees to the Utah State Senate to consider for confirmation on Wednesday, November 9, 2005.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., along with several representatives from the community, today presented a plan for addressing the anticipated shortfall of funding for heating assistance programs.

Salt Lake City, Utah-Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. and a delegation from the Consulate General of Canada in Denver will co-host five of Canada's leading biotech firms and a representative from International Trade Canada.

Governor Huntsman to Honor First-Ever Governor's Scholars

News Release
November 02, 2005

 

Top college students invited to mansion event

 

Student Achievement Statewide Townhall Meetings

News Release
November 02, 2005

 

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