Governor News Advisories

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).

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).

Due to an Executive Order issued by the President of the United States, May 15, 2011, has been proclaimed as Peace Officer Memorial Day and May 15 through May 21, 2011, as Police Week.

Governor Gary R Herbert will hold a press conference to address current flood advisories, provide a plan of action, and alert Utah citizens on how to best prepare for possible flooding in their areas.

Governor Gary R Herbert will hold a press conference to address current flood advisories, provide a plan of action, and alert Utah citizens on how to best prepare for possible flooding in their areas.

Governor Herbert will participate in ceremonial bill signings in St. George and Kanab on Tuesday, May 3rd.  Bills to be signed in St. George include: HB 492, Washington County Veterans Home, and HB 411, Approaching Stationary Emergency Vehicle Amendments.  Bills to be signed in Kanab include: HB 399, Environmental Litigation Bond, and HB 153, County Correctional Facilities Funding Amendments.

Announcement regarding legal action by the State of Utah in response to Secretarial Order 3310

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert will host ceremonial bill signing ceremonies tomorrow, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in the Gold Room of the State Capitol for the following bills:

The Governor’s Council on Balanced Resources will meet to discuss the following: The Governor’s Energy Initiative, Status on Water Effort, Status on Great Salt Lake Effort, Ombudsman and Problem Solving Issues, Status of “Wild Lands,” Air Quality – June 6th Air Quality Train, County by County Land Bills, Iron County RS2477 Discussions and Mission Statement – Discussion and Adoption

Governor Herbert will sign bills today which authorize the issuance of general obligation and revenue bonds for specified capital projects throughout the state (HB4 & SB5).  The bill signings will be held at three institutions of higher education which will benefit from the bonding authority:  Weber State University - Davis, Utah State University, and the Tooele Applied Technical College.

Governor Herbert will sign bills tomorrow which authorize the issuance of general obligation and revenue bonds for specified capital projects throughout the state (HB4 & SB5).  The bill signings will be held at three institutions of higher education which will benefit from the bonding authority:  Weber State University Davis, Utah State University, and the Tooele Applied Technical College.

Governor Herbert will highlight Utah's efforts to fund education growth for the first time in three years by signing a budget bill (HB2, Minimum School Program and Public Education Budget Amendments) at Taylorsville Elementary tomorrow at 10 a.m. in front of approximately 500 students.

To date, Governor Gary R. Hebert has signed the following bills:

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will unveil his 10-year Strategic Energy Plan

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will sign HB116, HB466, HB469 and HB497

Governor Gary R. Herbert will testify before two Congressional committees, the House Energy and Commerce Committee (9:45 a.m. EST) and the House Natural Resources Committee (2:00 p.m. EST)

Governor Gary Herbert will hold a ceremonial signing of House Concurrent Resolution 2, which encourages flag makers to follow current Utah Code when making state flags.

Governor Gary Herbert is hosting a national jobs expert, Dr. Anthony Carnevale, for a day of meetings with Utah's key business and public policy leaders.

Governor Gary Herbert is hosting a national jobs expert, Dr. Anthony Carnevale, for a day of meetings with Utah's key business and public policy leaders.

2011 State of the State address

The Governor will deliver the 2011 State of the State Address on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Governor Gary Herbert will release his recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2012

Governor and Mrs. Herbert invite members of the media to the Governor's Mansion for a preview of the 2010 Holiday Season.
This event is in advance of public tours.

Will accept public comment on the draft report of the Utah Energy Initiative, a 10-year strategic energy plan for the State of Utah.

Will celebrate two exciting business announcements, critical to ongoing economic development and growth in Northern Utah.

Jeb Bush will be a feature speaker at the August meeting of the Governor's Education Excellence Commission. Former Governor Jeb Bush will present his "A+ Plan," which revolutionized public education in Florida.

Commission members will present Governor Herbert with its report - the result of a nearly yearlong effort to identify areas for increased efficiency within State government.

Will make an exciting announcement about a new project estimated to bring nearly 1,000 new jobs, $134 million in new state tax revenue to Utah over time.

Will discuss the latest information available in the state's internal review into the source of the alleged illegal immigrant list.

Governor Herbert will facilitate a roundtable discussion with various stakeholders to explore immigration reform that best serves Utah's interests. Approximately 30 people have been invited to participate in the discussion, including lawmakers, members of the faith-based community, minority groups, law enforcement, business leaders and others to discuss options for the state.

Governor Herbert will host the first meeting of the recently established Great Salt Lake Council at Antelope Island State Park. The goal of the Council is to provide advice to Governor Herbert, the Utah Department of Natural Resources and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality concerning the sustainable use, protection and development of the Great Salt Lake.

Will launch the formal planning process of the Utah Energy Initiative, which includes the 10-year strategic energy plan announced in the Governor's State of the State address earlier this year.

Will announce his appointment to the Utah Supreme Court. The person selected will fill the vacancy resulting from the retirement of Justice Michael J. Wilkins.

Participate in the Governor's Public Safety Summit, which will bring together more than 400 individuals representing a wide variety of local, state and federal public safety and emergency management disciplines as well as non-governmental organizations, educational institutions and the private sector.

Governor Herbert will sign ceremonial copies of several pieces of legislation that supports Utah service members and their families.

Governor Herbert will sign ceremonial copies of four bills related to Utah Health System Reform passed during the 2010 legislative session.

Governor Herbert will ceremonially sign SB117, which designates Route 68 in Salt Lake City from 2100 South to 1700 North as the Pete Suazo Memorial Highway.

Governor Herbert will ceremonially sign SB117, which designates Route 68 in Salt Lake City from 2100 South to 1700 North as the Pete Suazo Memorial Highway.

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