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SALT LAKE CITY - Utah home buyers now have a second chance to hit a "Home Run" with the extension of a successful grant program designed to stimulate job creation and Utah's economy.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert today launched an exciting new initiative designed to bring increased efficiency and effectiveness to Utah government.

Governor Herbert will announce an exciting new initiative to improve state government through efficiency, transparency and accountability

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah.gov, the State of Utah's web portal, has once again been recognized as the top government site in the nation.

Watch streaming video of the oath of office acceptance ceremony for Lieutenant Governor Gregory S. Bell at 3pm today.

SALT LAKE CITY ? Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Staff Sergeant Kurt R. Curtiss: ?We appreciate the service of Staff Sergeant Curtiss, who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving his country in Afghanistan.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Larry EchoHawk, the U.S. Department of Interior's Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, is among featured speakers at next week's Native American Summit, hosted by Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert.

WASHINGTON-The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that Salt Lake City, Utah, will host the nation's governors for its 2011 Annual Meeting, July 15-17. This will mark the fourth time NGA has held its Annual Meeting in the state since 1919. "NGA is excited to be gathering in Salt Lake City," said NGA Vice Chair West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin, who will serve as NGA's chair in 2011.

Under the direction of President Barack Obama, 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 Wednesday, August 26, 2009 in recognition Senator Edward M. Kennedy.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities until sunset on August 30, 2009.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy:

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Governor Gary R. Herbert has called the Utah State Senate into an extraordinary session to consent to the appointment of Senator Greg Bell as the next Lieutenant Governor of Utah.

Governor - and, now, Ambassador Huntsman - Chief Justice Durham, President Waddoups, Speaker Clark, First Lady Norma Matheson, Governor Bangerter, Governor Leavitt, Governor Walker, Lt. Governor designee Bell, friends and fellow Utahns:

Governor will resign and be sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to China before giving a farewell address at the Inaugural Ceremony

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ? Lieutenant Governor Gary R. Herbert will take the oath of office to officially become Utah?s 17th Governor on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

Salt Lake City - The United States Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Utah Governor Jon Huntsman as Ambassador to China today. Huntsman was nominated to the position by President Barack Obama.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ? Lieutenant Governor Gary R. Herbert will take the oath of office to officially become Utah?s 17th Governor on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

Salt Lake City ? Future Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Senator Gregory S. Bell to serve as his Lt. Governor.

Salt Lake City ? Future Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Senator Gregory S. Bell to serve as his Lt. Governor.

Herbert will announce his nominee to replace him as Lt. Governor.

Herbert will announce his nominee to replace him as Lt. Governor.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Lt. Governor Gary R. Herbert has directed Utah's Executive Water Task Force to study and make recommendations for the proper oversight of the state's 5,300 miles of canals. The directive comes after last week's deadly incident in Northern Utah, which resulted in the death of Jacqueline Leavey and her two children, Abbey and Victor Alanis.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah Lt. Governor Gary R. Herbert has filled another key position for his move to Governor of the State of Utah, appointing Angie Welling as director of communications for the transition period.

Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has authorized state agencies to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah in honor of George E. Wahlen, 84, who died on June 5, 2009, in Salt Lake City.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities from sunrise until sunset on the day of interment.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman issued the following statement today about the death of Medal of Honor recipient George E. Wahlen:

The deadline for pre-registration for the WGA Annual meeting is Wednesday, June 3, 2009. You may register online and find additional information about the meeting by going to www.westgov.org. There is no charge for media to attend meeting sessions, which will be held at the Stein Ericksen Lodge.

Lt. Governor Gary Herbert will launch a new energy efficiency partnership campaign on May 27, 2009. The event will announce the 2009 State Energy Champion Awards for energy savings excellence and a new state employee annual campaign.

The Governor signed House and Senate Bills today.

Salt Lake City - Governor Jon Huntsman has appointed Amanda Smith as the Executive Director of the Department of Environmental Quality. The position has been unfilled since Rick Sprott retired from the position in December.

Announcement and Demonstration of New Transparency Website

Transition process going forward will be outlined

Transition process going forward will be outlined.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman issued the following statement today: "When I had the honor of asking Utahns for their vote as Governor of the greatest state in America, I did so as a public servant. We set out, as a family, willing and able to do our very best. That dedication to service and to the success of our state and country has influenced our every step.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman issued a call of the Utah State Legislature to begin a special session beginning Wednesday, May 20, 2009.

Every day, peace officers put on their uniforms and go to work to safeguard America's communities and uphold the freedoms we hold dear. This week we honor their contributions and sacrifice.

Health Briefing to update the public on the Swine Flu. The UDOH will also provide an updated case count.

Human cases of swine-origin influenza A (H1N1) virus (S-OIV) infection have been identified in the United States and internationally.

 Governor Huntsman will sign ceremonial copies of the following bills:

SALT LAKE CITY, (April 28, 2009)-"Punches may break bones, but words break souls.  They can take the strongest soul and crush it, turn it into an ant under a shoe.  Words can ruin hope." wrote eighth grader, Mira Reynolds, one of the finalists in Utah's 2009 Do the Write Thing Challenge.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has authorized the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah to be lowered in honor of Former United States Congressman, Bill Orton.

The Governor signed the following bills today:

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