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Governor Huntsman Names Appellate Court Nominee

News Release
June 14, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has appointed Carolyn ("Lyn") Baldwin McHugh to the Utah Court of Appeals. McHugh has practiced since 1983 at Parr Waddoups Brown Gee & Loveless in Salt Lake City and was named partner in 1987. Her practice has focused on commercial litigation and environmental law.

Costco Announces Location of a Major Distribution Center

News Release
June 09, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., and officials from Costco have announced plans for construction of a major distribution center in Salt Lake City, Utah. "This decision is further confirmation of Utah's position as the 'crossroads of the West' which is one of the key elements of our economic development positioning efforts," said Governor Huntsman.

Governor Huntsman Names Energy Advisory Council

News Release
June 06, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has appointed the following members of the state's new Energy Advisory Council:

Governor Reappoints Tax Commission Commissioner

News Release
June 03, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has reappointed Pam Hendrickson as Chair of the Utah State Tax Commission. Hendrickson's name was sent to the State Senate this week and awaits confirmation at the next interim day on Wednesday, June 15th.

Governor Huntsman Appoints Education Achievement Gap Task Force

News Advisory
June 02, 2005

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has appointed a task force to address Utah's achievement gap in education. The 24-member task force includes individuals from all over the state who will work over the next five months to make recommendations on proposed legislation designed to have a measurable impact on the state's achievement gap.

Governor Huntsman Orders Lowering of Flags

News Advisory
May 23, 2005

Who: What: Governor Huntsman has ordered that the flag of the United States of America and the Utah State flag be lowered to half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset in honor of fallen soldier, Sgt. Brandon Thomas

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Where: All state facilities

Governor Huntsman Signs Ceremonial Bills

News Advisory
May 19, 2005

Who: What: Governor Huntsman will ceremoniously sign the following bills: When: 2:00 p.m., May 19, 2005

Governor Huntsman Extends Condolences

News Advisory
May 07, 2005

Governor Huntsman Signs the Following Bills

For Your Information
May 03, 2005

Governor Huntsman to Sign HB 1007: Veterans Nursing Home

News Advisory
May 02, 2005

Who: What: Governor Huntsman will travel to Ogden, Utah and sign HB 1007: Veterans Nursing Home (Rep.Buxton)

When: Tuesday, May 3, 2005 11:00 a.m.

Where: VFW Post #1481 (Veterans of Foreign Wars) 907 W. 12th Street Ogden, Utah

Governor Huntsman Names His Tax Reform Task Force Members

News Release
April 29, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., today named two members to the Tax Reform Task Force. Dr. Neil Ashdown, Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Pam Hendrickson, Chair of the State Tax Commission will represent the Governor's office.

Huntsman Cabinet Member Steps Down After 15 Years of Service

News Release
April 29, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah -- Utah Board of Pardons Executive Director Michael R. Sibbett is stepping down after 15 years of service. Sibbett made the announcement today. "It has been an honor to serve on the Board of Pardons," said Sibbett. "It is a tough and emotionally draining position. I deeply appreciate Governor Huntsman's understanding that I am ready to move on to other opportunities with my family."

Governor Huntsman to Sign HB 1001: Implementing Federal Educational Programs

News Advisory
April 29, 2005

Flood Assessments Planned in Three Areas of Utah

News Advisory
April 29, 2005

The Governor and members of his staff will travel to various areas of the state that have been affected or are anticipated to be impacted by floods and high spring runoff. The following represents three separate itineraries; however all travel will take place on Monday, May 2, 2005.

Governor Huntsman to Sign HB 1008: Transportation Investment Act

News Advisory
April 25, 2005

WHO: WHAT: Governor Huntsman will travel to Lindon, Utah and sign HB 1008: Transportation Investment Act (Rep. Lockhart)

WHEN: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 3:15 p.m.

WHERE: 245 South 1060 West Lindon, Utah

Fiesta Bowl Contest Winners to be Drawn

News Advisory
April 21, 2005

WHO: WHAT: Swoop will draw the winner of the Tostito's Fiesta Bowl gift exchange between Former Utah Governor Olene Walker and Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell. Two other winners will be drawn for trips within Utah. The trips are as follows:

Governor Huntsman Expresses Condolences

April 21, 2005

The following is a statement released in memory of Vicki Cotrell following her untimely passing in a recent tragic auto accident in Logan Canyon.

"Vicki educated many of us about mental illness and how new medial treatments help those afflicted with this condition to lead very productive lives," said Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. "She traveled throughout the nation sharing this message of hope and will be greatly missed by all who knew her."

Governor Huntsman Orders State Flags Lowered to Half-Staff

News Release
April 20, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah -- Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has ordered the lowering of flags to half-staff on all state government properties on Thursday, April 21, 2005, in honor of two fallen Utah soldiers.

Governor Names New Chief Information Officer

News Release
April 18, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has named Stephen Fletcher as the state's new Chief Information Officer.

"We conducted a lengthy and exhaustive search for this highly technical position to find the person with the right skill set to lead the new IT Department," Governor Huntsman said. "Stephen Fletcher is highly qualified and we are pleased he is bringing his talents to state government."

2005 Flood and Spring Runoff Preparedness Campaign

News Advisory
April 18, 2005

WHO: WHAT: News Conference to discuss flood and spring runoff awareness campaign

WHEN: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: NWS office * 2242 West North Temple

Investigation Exonerates Huntsman Cabinet Member

News Release
April 18, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah -- The results of an investigation of Community and Culture Interim Director Yvette Donosso Diaz were released today. The State Department of Public Safety (DPS) probe has found no evidence of any wrongdoing on the part of Ms. Diaz. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Diaz had hired a South American native to care for her children. Diaz was accused of knowing that this individual was an undocumented worker.

Governor Huntsman Signs Four Declarations

News Release
April 16, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah * Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., today signed four declarations.

Governor's Outdoor Recreation Task Force Seeks Input

News Release
April 15, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah -- The Governor's Outdoor Recreation Task Force wants to know what makes Utah a world-class adventure destination. The Task Force is requesting input from the public about their favorite well-known and not-so-well-known recreation destinations.

Students Gather to Discuss International Issues

News Release
April 15, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah*The 4th Annual Utah Capitol Forum on America's Future engaged 60 high school students in an in-depth debate and discussion regarding current events and international affairs at the Utah State Capitol Building.

Governor Huntsman Sends Official Nomination To Committee of Consumer Services

News Release
April 15, 2005

Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has sent the following nomination of Leslie Reberg to serve as Executive Director of the Utah Committee of Consumer Services.

Dear Chairman Hammon,

Pursuant to Utah Code Ann. 54-10-5, I hereby nominate Leslie Reberg to serve as the Executive Director of the Committee of Consumer Services.

Sincerely,

Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
Governor

Utah's Capitol Forum on America's Future to be Held

News Advisory
April 14, 2005

Who: What: Students from across the State of Utah will gather to discuss the United States' role in international issues at the "Utah's Capitol Forum on America's Future."

Special Session Preview

News Advisory
April 14, 2005

Who: What: Round table discussion on the call for the special session

When: TODAY, Thursday, April 14, 2005 2:30 p.m.

Where: Governor's Board Room

Make Your Voice Heard

News Advisory
April 14, 2005

Lt. Governor Opens Comment Period and Announces Public Meeting

Who: Utah Lt. Governor Gary R. Herbert

What: Utah's Lieutenant Governor will hold an official public meeting to kick off the comment period regarding the selection of new voting equipment for Utah. The equipment is required to bring Utah into federal compliance under the "Help America Vote Act (HAVA)."

When: Thursday, April 21, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Governor Huntsman Issues the Official Call for the Special Session

News Release
April 14, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., issued the proclamation for the call of a special session of the Utah Legislature for April 19-20, 2005 . There are 15 bills that Utah lawmakers will consider when they convene at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2005.

Governor Huntsman Submits Letter for Senate Confirmation

News Release
April 12, 2005

Salt Lake City, Utah - Governor Huntsman has submitted 48 names for appointments for Senate confirmation on April 20th.

Every month the Governor submits names for appointments for Senate confirmation. The Senate considers the nominations at its regularly scheduled monthly interim day.

Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice Released the Study of "Sexual Violence in Utah"

News Release
April 11, 2005
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Governor Huntsman To Sign Ceremonial Bills Today

News Advisory
April 8, 2005

Who: What: Ceremonial Bill Signings

When: 3:00 p.m.

Where: Governor's Office

The following is the list of bills that are scheduled for the ceremonial signing this afternoon. The order is subject to change.

DOE Announces Preferred Alternatives For Moab, Utah, Uranium Mill Tailings

News Release
April 6, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the department's preferred alternatives for remediation of the Moab, Utah, Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project Site: active groundwater remediation, and offsite disposal of the tailings pile and other contaminated materials to the proposed Crescent Junction disposal site.

Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff for Pope John Paul II

Governor Huntsman Expresses Condolences to Utah's Catholic Community

News Advisory
April 02, 2005

Dear Bishop Niederauer,

It was with sadness and a heavy heart that I, along with other Utahns, learned of the passing of Pope John Paul II. I write to express my most sincere condolences over the passing of such an extraordinary leader with a deeply human touch.

Your Vote Counts
Lt. Governor to Conduct Mock Election

News Advisory
March 29, 2005

WHO: WHAT: A mock election will be held to help determine the type of voting system to be used in future elections. Multiple voting systems will be surveyed in order to comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).

WHEN: Wednesday, March 30, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Governor Huntsman Names New Coordinator of the Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office

News Release
March 25, 2005
Salt Lake City, Utah-Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., today announced Lynn Stevens as the newly appointed Coordinator of the Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office.

Governor Huntsman Signed the Following Bills and Resolutions Today

Immediate Release
March 22, 2005

WHO: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

WHAT: Governor Huntsman signed the following bills and resolutions:

Governor Huntsman Vetoed the Following Bills and Line Items Today

Immediate Release
March 22, 2005

WHO: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

WHAT: Governor Huntsman vetoed the following bills and resolutions:

Governor Huntsman Appointed the Appellate Court Nominating Commission Today

News Release
March 21, 2005
Salt Lake City, Utah-Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., today announced the newly appointed members of the Appellate Court Nominating Commission.

The commission is composed of eight members. The Governor has appointed the following seven members:

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