Governor News Advisories
Gov. Gary R. Herbert, the first lady and family members will serve a Thanksgiving meal at the Salt Lake Rescue Mission on Nov. 26, 2014. Volunteering at the Rescue Mission is a tradition for the Governor and first lady.
Nov 11 2014
The Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) will present Gov. Gary R. Herbert with recommendations to change Utah?s criminal justice policy in an effort to reduce recidivism, make streets safer and save taxpayers millions of dollars.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will discuss his proposed Healthy Utah planduring a visit to Oquirrh View Community Health Center in Taylorsville. TheHealthy Utah plan is the governor?s alternative to Medicaid expansion. The planwould use federal dollars to provide private health care coverage to nearly 111,000low-income Utahns.
Gov. Herbert to launch Envision Utah's "Your Future Your Utah" statewide effort to help plan for 2050
Oct 07 2014
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will launch Envision Utah's "Your Utah Your Future" campaign, the first statewide effort in the country to actively gather citizen feedback on eleven key areas affected by the anticipated growth of the state. Visuals will include statewide growth models and Envision Utah's "Build Your Utah 2050" interactive survey.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will release the results of the attorney general's legal review of Utah's adoption of the Common Core standards. The purpose of the review is to clarify state control of academic standards and local district and charter school control of the curriculum. The governor requested the review from the attorney general in July as part of an effort to resolve divisive issues in education.
Gov. Herbert will make a statement on the Supreme Court decision to decline hearing Utah?s same sex marriage appeal.
The Governor's Standards Review Panel, co-chaired by Dr. Richard Kendell and Pres. Matthew Holland, will begin the review process of the Utah Core Standards in mathematics and English language arts, as announced in a press conference on July 17, 2014. The group will organize technical work groups, which will review and analyze the standards. Gov. Herbert will provide opening remarks
Sep 29 2014
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will host his fourth annual Governor?s Health Summit tomorrow. The focus of this year?s Summit will be the development of the state?s Health Innovation Plan. The plan focuses on four key areas: value-based care, behavioral health integration, diabetes, obesity and tobacco prevention, and advanced care planning.
While in Washington, D.C., Gov. Gary R. Herbert will hold media access via conference call. The Governor will take questions following his Healthy Utah discussion with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.
Sep 02 2014
Gov. Gary R. Herbert presents the inaugural Utah Ops Conference. The conference will provide professionals with the excellence tools, strategies, and techniques used across government operations to improve operational efficiencies and performance.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert invites the business community and leaders to celebrate exceeding the challenge to create 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days.
Governor Gary R. Herbert and U.S. Representative Rob Bishop will hold two Town Hall meetings. Both will provide brief remarks followed by a session of Q&A with the public and local elected officials.
What: Gov. Gary R. Herbert will introduce the new executive director of the Governor?s Office of Economic Development. When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Where: Gold Room, Utah State Capitol
Jul 16 2014
What: Gov. Gary R. Herbert will deliver a policy address regarding Utah education standards. Who: Gov. Gary R. Herbert When: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Where: Presentation Room, (first floor, east side), Utah State Capitol
Jul 14 2014
What: Gov. Gary R. Herbert will deliver a policy address regarding Utah education standards. Who: Gov. Gary R. Herbert When: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Where: Presentation Room, (first floor, east side), Utah State Capitol
Jun 30 2014
Governor will tour a coffee roasting facility doing its part to clean the air
Jun 16 2014
Ceremonial signing of SB36, HCR4 and HB168
While Gov. Herbert presents in Washington, D.C., a media availability will be held with GOED and a featured small business
Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Office of Energy Development will host the 3rd Annual Energy Development Summit.
May 16 2014
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on today's Utah jobs report, and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.
May 15 2014
Ceremonial signing of SB268, SB270, HB48, HB64, HB246, HB394, SB11, HB96
May 14 2014
Ceremonial signing of HB 150 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Amendments
To kickoff the first annual Governor's Outdoor Recreation Summit, Gov. Gary R. Herbert, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will finalize the largest exchange of Utah land in over a decade. The deal signifies a win-win for recreation, development and public schools in Utah, and involves 60,000 acres in Uintah, Grand and San Juan counties.
May 05 2014
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign the following air quality related bills
Utah's "Do the Write Thing Challenge" will announce the finalists for the National Campaign to Stop Youth Violence
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will announce a change to his senior staff
Ceremonial signing of S.B.215 (Public School Comprehensive Emergency Response Plan) at Copper Hills High School Assembly.
Apr 10 2014
Ceremonial signing of SB40 (Financial and Economic Literacy Amendments), SB133 (Benefit Corporation Amendments), HB11 (Overdose Reporting Amendments), HB119 (Opiate Overdose Emergency Treatment), and HCR5 (Concurrent Resolution to Protect State Funds)
Event highlighting the 100th anniversary of the original Capitol cornerstone ceremony
Apr 02 2014
Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on HB414, which he vetoed early today, and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.
Mar 28 2014
Park City High School will receive the honor for the second year
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign H.B. 275 to recognize Vietnam Veterans on the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.
Governor Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign H.B. 105, Plant Extract Amendments Bill
Ceremonial signing of HB282 with the student who drafted the bill
Mar 11 2014
Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.
Utah's unemployment rate in January hit a five-year low, falling to 3.9 percent. Governor Gary R. Herbert and local business leaders will respond to the latest job numbers and answer questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.
Governor will meet with patients and families at the Fourth Street ClinicGovernor Gary R. Herbert will tour the Fourth Street Clinic and host a panel discussion with patients and families who will benefit most from his proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion, Healthy Utah.
Mar 04 2014
What: Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives. Who: Governor Gary R. HerbertWhen: Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 2:30-3:00 PMWhere: Rampton Conference Room, Governor's Suite, Utah State Capitol
Feb 27 2014
What: Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives. Who: Governor Gary R. HerbertWhen: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, 1:30-1:50 PMWhere: Presentation Room, Utah State Capitol (first floor in the Visitor Center)