Governor News & Media

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.

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.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Sevier County Sheriff Sgt. Franco Aguilar.

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.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities immediately until sunset on May 1, 2010 in honor of Sevier County Sheriff's Sgt. Franco Aguilar.

SALT LAKE CITY - Ken Salazar, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, will attend the Monday, April 26, meeting of the Governor's Balanced Resource Council at the Capitol.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Stephen G. Handy to fill a vacant seat in the Utah House of Representatives, House District 16.

"Bullying has affected my life in a way that makes me feel guilty. I now know to look for it and put a stop to it. I know that it can be stopped with just a few simple words, even though it might cost some friendships." Korey Rush, finalists in Utah's 2010 Do the Write Thing Challenge.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Third District Court Judge Michele Christiansen to fill a vacant seat on the seven-member Utah Court of Appeals.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert acted on the remaining outstanding bills from the 2010 legislative session today, including:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed SB251, "Verification of Employment Eligibility," after receiving a commitment from the bill's sponsor that he will work to amend the bill to further clarify its intent.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has vetoed SB47, "Electrical Utility Amendments - Efficiency and Conservation Tariff," sponsored by Sen. Kevin Van Tassell.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert is encouraging Utahns to participate in "Earth Hour" tomorrow from 8:30-9:30 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

Governor Herbert signs HB67, which requires the Utah Department of Health to analyze federal healthcare reform efforts prior to implementation and to report to the Legislature potential impacts to the state's own healthcare reform efforts.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Education reform in Utah will be on the table this week, as Governor Gary R. Herbert hosts the first meeting of his Education Excellence Commission. The Governor will serve as chairman for the Commission, which includes key stakeholders from the state's education and business communities, as well as legislative leaders.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bill today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

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 on Saturday, March 13, 2010.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset  to honor Lance Corporal Nigel K. Olsen.  Lance Corporal Olsen, 21, died March 4 due to injuries sustained from combat action in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Corporal Nigel K. Olsen:

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah school teachers visited Capitol Hill Wednesday and delivered handwritten notes to Governor Gary R. Herbert to thank him for his dedicated defense of public education funding.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bill today: HB 39, Dunnigan - "Insurance Related Amendments"

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