Governor News Advisories

Governor Gary R. Herbert will announce his statewide air quality initiative. 

Governor Gary R. Herbert will deliver his 2012 State of the State address. 

Governor Gary R. Herbert will deliver his 2012 State of the State address

Governor Gary R. Herbert will unveil his proposed budget for fiscal year 2013. 

Governor Gary R. Herbert will unveil his proposed budget for FY 2013

Governor Gary R. Herbert will announce the results of a comprehensive review of all of Utah's business regulations.

Governor Gary R. Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert will unveil the holiday theme and d'ecor for the Utah Governor's Mansion.

Governor Gary R. Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert will unveil the holiday theme and d'ecor for the Utah Governor's Mansion.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will announce the results of a comprehensive review of all of Utah's business regulations. 

On behalf of Governor Gary R. Herbert, Lt. Governor Greg Bell will meet with state and local officials to review last spring's floods, as well as a forecast for the 2011/2012 flood season, to insure the State is as prepared as possible to handle any potential flooding.

Governor Gary R. Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert will serve Thanksgiving dinner to homeless and low-income families and individuals at the Rescue Mission of Salt Lake today.

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will sign an Executive Order launching the Multicultural Affairs Office and Multicultural Commission.  The launch will commence with the first meeting of the Multicultural Commission chaired by Lt. Governor Greg Bell.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will honor Utah's Japanese-American Veterans from the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service.  These 11 men received the Congressional Gold Medal for their service on November 2, 2011, in Washington, D.C.

Contrary to recent news reports, the Utah Governor's Mansion is not currently open to the public.  The Governor's Mansion will open to the public beginning Thursday, December 1, 2011, for the annual holiday tours.

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will announce a new initiative, "The Military to Civilian Crosswalk for Accelerated Employment Opportunities Project."  This project will allow Utah military veterans and Utah National Guard members to match their Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) with civilian occupational codes, allowing veterans to count their service experience toward a specialized license or educational requirement and re-enter the job market.

First Lady Jeanette Herbert will participate in a reading event with the Intermountain Therapy Animals (I.T.A.) R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program. Previously, Mrs. Herbert donated books (LaRue Across America, by Mark Teague) to Copperview Elementary, a Title I school. The event will be attended by 30-40 first grade students, I.T.A R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) Teams, I.T.A administration and school administration.

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will hold a remote media availability from the Grouse Creek School in Grouse Creek, Utah. The Grouse Creek School is the smallest public school in the state, with just eight students and three teachers.  The Grouse Creek School is also the only remaining one-room school in the state.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will address high school students through a first-ever statewide broadcast from a Utah governor.  The Governor's address will be broadcast via the Utah Education Network (UEN) from the USU/CEU center in Blanding and will be available via livestream to every high school in the state.

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will hold a remote media availability from the Grouse Creek School in Grouse Creek, Utah. The Grouse Creek School is the smallest public school in the state, with just eight students and three teachers.  The Grouse Creek School is also the only remaining one-room school in the state.

Governor Gary R. Herbert, and Michael O. Leavitt, former Utah Governor and Secretary of Health and Human Services, will be available for media interviews during the Governor's Health Summit 2011 - Health Innovations: Utah Solutions for a Healthy Economy and Community.

The Health Summit will serve as the kickoff to develop Utah's Five-Year Health Plan, with work panels launching future subject-specific efforts. Governor Herbert and Michael O. Leavitt, former Utah Governor and Secretary of Health and Human Services, are keynote speakers.

The newly formed Women's College Task Force, a subcommittee of the Governor's Education Excellence Commission, will meet for the first time.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will participate in the Reagan Centennial National Football Coin Toss by flipping the coin at the opening of the game between rivals Desert Hills High School and Dixie High School to commemorate our 40th president's 100th birthday.

In honor of Governor Gary R. Herbert's September 11, 2011, declaration of a Day of Service and Remembrance, the Governor and his staff will volunteer at the Utah Food Bank.

Introduced in the Governor's 2011 State of the State address, the Governor's Economic Development Coordinating Council was created to ensure the collective efforts of government and the business community are focused on jobs. In today's meeting, Governor Herbert plans to make the key point that, in Utah, we recognize it is the private sector, operating in free markets, which produces jobs, opportunity, and prosperity for Utahns.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will host a media availability tomorrow to discuss his recent trip to visit troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Germany, as well as other topics of interest.

Governor Gary R. Herbert began his trip to the Middle East with a briefing at the Pentagon with Secretary Leon Panetta and other military officials. He then boarded a military plane at Andrews AFB and was transported to Kuwait and then to Iraq.

Joint signing of the State's letter to request a federal Medicaid Waiver and press conference regarding Medicaid's growing demands on Utah's budget, as well as the State's need for flexibility to solve its own problems.

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding / Utah-Qinghai Friendship Agreement with the Chinese Province of Qinghai, followed by the signing of Utah-Qinghai Eco-Partnership agreement with the Utah Clean Technology Alliance and a signing of a Utah Valley University-Qinghai Normal Agreement.

The new model will include a Multi-Cultural Commission, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell.

The Governor and Commissioner want to urge citizens to exercise extreme caution around Utah's rushing rivers.

Company will be adding thousands of jobs over the next few years

A press conference to discuss the upcoming Annual Meeting of the National Governors Association in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 15-17. Governor Gregoire and Governor Herbert will highlight the agenda for the 103rd Annual Meeting of the association.

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will be joined by the Salt Lake City mayor and Salt Lake County mayor to kick off the annual Clear the Air Challenge and encourage Utahns to use mass transit to improve air quality and escape high gas prices with an old fashioned whistle-stop tour of Northern Utah on FrontRunner.

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will be joined by the Salt Lake City mayor and Salt Lake County mayor to kick off the annual Clear the Air Challenge and encourage Utahns to use mass transit to improve air quality and escape high gas prices with an old fashioned whistle-stop tour of Northern Utah on FrontRunner. The Governor will also announce the launch of the new Travel Wise Mobile Tracker, a system for smart phones and mobile devices to track personal travel...

WHAT: Governor Herbert will host a press conference to unveil the new utah.gov website.  In addition to launching the redesigned site, the Division of Natural Resources, Utah Tax Commission, and Department of Workforce Services will demonstrate how to utilize web features specific to their respective agencies.  The new site will include updated search, community-based information, social media integration, and citizen participation features which help meet the Governor's goal...

WHAT: Governor Herbert will host a press conference to unveil the new utah.gov website.  In addition to launching the redesigned site, the Division of Natural Resources, Utah Tax Commission, and Department of Workforce Services will demonstrate how to utilize web features specific to their respective agencies.

Most of the Snowpack Has Yet to Melt, Local Flooding Expected

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has ordered the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2011. The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to noon and then raised to full staff at noon on Monday, May 30, 2011.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert will wrap up his regular Education Excellence Commission meeting tomorrow with an on-site tour of and presentation about Granite School District's Technical Institute (GTI).

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