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SALT LAKE CITY - Today, Governor Gary R. Herbert hosted a summit of Intermountain West governors, dubbed the Rocky Mountain Roundtable.

SALT LAKE CITY -  In an effort to identify common ground on issues critical to the Intermountain West, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will host the governors of four adjacent states at the Utah Governor's Mansion tomorrow.

SALT LAKE CITY - According to the ALEC-Laffer State Economic Index, "Rich States, Poor States," Utah is the number one state in the nation for economic outlook - an honor the State has now received five years in a row. 

SALT LAKE CITY - In response to the data breach of Medicaid file information on a Utah Department of Technology Services (DTS) server, Governor Gary R. Herbert called for a comprehensive audit of all state technology security and data storage procedures, as well as a specific audit of the handling of personal information in this recent incident.

Salt Lake City, UT - The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting for April 17 at 2:00 pm to review applications of individuals interested in filling judicial vacancies resulting from the retirement of Judge Sandra N. Peuler and the pending retirement of Judge Tyrone E. Medley. The Commission will meet in the conference room of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

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SALT LAKE CITY -  Today Governor Gary R. Herbert took action on the last of the 477 bills from the 2012 General Session of the Utah Legislature. He signed SB 134, State Water Development Commission Amendments, sponsored by Senator Margaret Dayton, and vetoed HB 414, School Bonding for Seismic Purposes, sponsored by Representative Gage Froerer.

Governor Signs Bills

Mar 27 2012

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills:

SALT LAKE CITY - Today, surrounded by hundreds of students at Falcon Ridge Elementary in West Jordan, Governor Gary R. Herbert signed four education bills.

Governor Signs Bills

Mar 26 2012

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills:

Governor Signs Bills

Mar 24 2012

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills:

SALT LAKE CITY - Today, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert signed House Bill 148, which demands the federal government make good on the promises made in the 1894 Enabling Act to extinguish title to federal lands in Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY - March 21, 2012 - In addition to registering to vote, Utah voters may now request an absentee ballot online, instead of visiting their county clerk's office in person.

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills:

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's First Lady, Jeanette Herbert, will be lighting the Governor's Mansion this Wednesday, March 21st, with blue floodlights to raise Down syndrome awareness for the 2012 Light the Way campaign.

SALT LAKE CITY - After meaningful review and deliberation, Governor Gary R. Herbert vetoed House Bill 363, Health Education Amendments, tonight.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today the Utah Governor's Office was notified by the Utah office of the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the completion of its environmental impact statement (EIS) for Gasco Energy Incorporated's Uinta Basin Natural Gas Development Project. The project, located on 206,826 gas-producing acres in Uintah and Duchesne counties, includes 1,298 new gas wells on 575 well pads over a period of 15 years.

SALT LAKE CITY -  Utah received a "B+" when it comes to government spending transparency, according to Following the Money 2012: How the States Rank on Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data, the third annual report of its kind by the United States Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG).

Salt Lake City - Today Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell announced the launch of the "Find My Caucus Location" tool on vote.utah.gov. The caucus location tool displays the date, time, and location of each participating political party's neighborhood caucus meeting by voting precinct.

SALT LAKE CITY - Driven by Governor Gary R. Herbert's recently announced clean air initiative, Utah Clean Air Partnership, or U-CAIR, the State of Utah is replacing 73 of its fleet vehicles with fuel-efficient hybrids this year.

Governor Signs Bills

Mar 05 2012

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills:

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the employment summary released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services this morning:

SALT LAKE CITY - Referring to hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells as "a process used responsibly for more than 60 years," Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert strongly urged the head of the U.S. Department of the Interior to reconsider and reject the need for new regulatory requirements, calling them a "redundant, burdensome and costly layer of federal approval" for routine operations.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert joined 48 other Governors to sign a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta opposing the disproportionate cuts facing the Air National Guard. "I am extremely proud of our Utah Air National Guard and the critical role they play at home and abroad.

WASHINGTON - Governors focused on innovative strategies to improve the nation's road to wellness, enhance the delivery and efficiency of health care services and increase the long-term sustainability of the nation's health care system during the National Governors Association Winter Meeting.

SALT LAKE CITY - In his new role as co-Chair of the recently created Health Care Subcommittee for the Republican Governors Public Policy Committee, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will focus on one of the most pressing issues for Americans this year: Repealing and replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The Governor will co-chair the committee with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Chyleen A. Arbon, an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University's Romney Institute of Public Management, to serve on the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole.

Governor Signs Bills

Feb 18 2012

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills this week:

KEARNS, UTAH - In front of what has been called the fastest ice in the world and the athletes who train on it, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker joined other Utah officials and Olympic VIPs to announce the formation of an exploratory committee to consider a bid for the 2022 or 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

SALT LAKE CITY - After learning about the deaths of Charlie and Braden Powell, Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY -After learning about the tragic death of Micron CEO Steve Appleton, Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY - In response to today's announcement from the Bureau of Land Management to severely restrict available acreage for oil shale and tar sands leasing in Utah, Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY - Flanked by representatives from business, healthcare and growth planning organizations, today Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert called Utahns to action and urged them to do their part to improve Utah's air quality. The initiative, the Utah Clean Air Partnership (U-CAIR), is an invitation to all partners currently working toward cleaner air to join forces and motivate individual Utahns to change their beliefs and the behaviors that impact state air quality.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

Lt. Governor and Mrs. Bell; President Waddoups; Speaker Lockhart; members of the Utah Legislature; members of my Cabinet; Justices of the Utah Supreme Court; Utah's First Lady, my beautiful wife, Jeanette; and my fellow Utahns...

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Dan McCay to represent Utah House District 52 and Craig Frank to represent Utah House District 57.  The appointments were recommended by party delegates in their respective districts.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert called today's Dept. of Workforce Services "Employment Summary for December 2011" great news for the people of Utah.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert today appointed Woods Cross resident Todd Weiler to Utah Senate District 23. The appointment was recommended by the Davis County Republican Party delegates. Weiler will replace Sen. Dan Liljenquist who resigned to run for the U.S. Senate.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today in the Capitol Gold Room, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert honored Utah Army National Guard Sergeant Guy Mellor, 24, winner of the Army's 2011 Best Warrior Competition Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. With Mellor's mother, Kelly Sue, National Guard officials and friends looking on, the Governor signed an official declaration, making it "Sergeant Guy Mellor Day in Utah." Mellor, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 145th Field Artillery, is from Fayette, Utah.

ST. GEORGE, UTAH - Earlier this morning, in front of a St. George audience at the "What's Up Down South" Washington County Economic Summit, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the official letter to appoint V. Lowry Snow to Utah House District 74.

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