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PROVO, UT ? In a gathering of water experts from around the state, Governor Gary R. Herbert outlined the State?s next steps in a visionary 50-year water strategy at today?s Water Summit, held at Utah Valley Convention Center. 

WHAT: Governor Gary R. Herbert will host a non-partisan, non-political, black tie event to recognize Robert Redford for helping showcase and contribute to Utah through his art, vision and entrepreneurial spirit. The event is entitled, "The Governor's Salute to Robert Redford: A Utah Tribute to an American Icon."

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed John A. Pearce to fill a vacancy on the Utah Court of Appeals.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Brent H. Bartholomew to fill a vacancy on the Fourth District Juvenile Court bench.

SALT LAKE CITY - Following adjournment of today's special legislative session, Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah State Senate just confirmed State Representative Spencer J. Cox (R - Dist. 58) as the eighth lieutenant governor of Utah. Cox was appointed by Governor Gary R. Herbert on Oct. 8 to replace outgoing Lt. Governor Greg Bell.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert announced the creation of the Clean Air Action Team (CAAT). This group of diverse individuals will gather research, work with the public and recommend practical and effective strategies to improve Utah's air quality.

Salt Lake City - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert signed a proclamation convening the Utah Legislature into Special Session to address some legislative issues on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at 2:30 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert announced a deal has been reached with the U.S. Department of Interior to re-open the State's five national parks, Cedar Breaks and Natural Bridges national monuments, and the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

During the Governor's first ever statewide education faculty meeting, educators and administrators will learn more about Utah's educational goals and priorities, and what role their efforts play in reaching the Governor's "On PACE" 66% by 2020 goal. The faculty meeting will be broadcast live on KUED Channel 7, KUEN Channel 9, KBYU Channel 11, and streamed www.uen.org and www.utah.gov.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert named State Representative Spencer J. Cox (R - Dist. 58) of Fairview to replace Greg Bell as lieutenant governor. The Governor doesn't expect the administration to miss a beat in this historic transition.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert today formally requested President Obama re-open the state's five national parks, several national monuments, historic sites and recreation areas. 

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Sharon S. Sipes to fill a vacancy on the Second District Juvenile Court bench.

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SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert's annual Utah Health Summit was dominated by discussion surrounding whether the state should choose to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  More than 400 business, community, education, and government leaders were on hand for the governor's third summit, the focus of which was continuing to develop Utah-based solutions to the state's health care challenges.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Fourth District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the juvenile court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Kay A. Lindsay effective December 1, 2013.  The Fourth Judicial District includes Juab, Millard, Utah and Wasatch counties.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the Utah Court of Appeals. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge William A. Thorne, Jr. on September 15, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert named Ann Silverberg Williamson the executive director of the Utah Department of Human Services. 

SALT LAKE CITY - Another sign of Utah's growing economy: More cash on hand.  Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert today announced today the State of Utah ended Fiscal Year 2013 with a revenue surplus of $242 million, all in Education Funds (EF).

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Lt. Governor Greg Bell announced this morning he is stepping down as Utah's seventh lieutenant governor. After four years in his present post and 23 years in public service, Bell has decided to return to the private sector.

SALT LAKE CITY ? Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding Ted Wilson being named as the new Executive Director of the Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR), a non-profit organization:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert ordered the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on the day of Draper Police Sgt. Derek Ray Johnson's funeral, Friday, September 6, 2013. Sgt. Johnson died in the line of duty last Sunday. 

SALT LAKE CITY - The Appellate Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting for September 9, 2013 at noon to review applications of individuals interested in filling the judicial vacancy on the Utah Court of Appeals resulting from the pending retirement of Judge William A. Thorne, Jr. The Commission will meet in suite 330 of the Senate Building on Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Brian G. Cannell to fill a vacancy on the First District Court bench.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed three judges in the Eighth Judicial District: Keith E. Eddington and Ryan B. Evershed to the Juvenile Court, and Samuel P. Chiara to the District Court.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the federal government's announcement to reverse its decision to sequester the state's mineral lease revenues under the Mineral Leasing Act (MLA):

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the State Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) decision to lease the Book Cliffs area for oil and gas development:

SALT LAKE CITY - The Second District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the juvenile court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Paul F. Iwasaki, effective September 16, 2013. The Second Judicial District includes Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties.

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Catherine S. Conklin to fill a vacancy on the Second District Court bench.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah State Insurance Commission is alarmed by the news of the devastating fires affecting the citizens of Utah.  State Insurance Commissioner Todd E. Kiser wants Utahns to know the Insurance Department is here to assist and offer suggestions for dealing with a property loss.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's economy picked up steam in July, adding even more jobs to the work force and dropping unemployment to far below the national average, according to figures released today by the Utah Department of Workforce Services.

SALT LAKE CITY - Joshua Haines has been named the new director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, a division of the Utah Department of Administrative Services.  The appointment follows an extensive nationwide search.

SALT LAKE CITY - The director of the Utah Sentencing Commission, Jacey Skinner, will serve a second term as director and president of the National Association of Sentencing Commissions (NASC). The executive committee re-elected Skinner to serve through 2014.

SALT LAKE CITY - In response to an emergency request for assistance from the Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has authorized deployment of Utah National Guard resources as part of the air assault to combat the State and Millville fires. The State Fire is near the town of Portage in Box Elder County, close to the Utah-Idaho border, and the Millville Fire is in Cache County, just south of Logan.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Alan Matheson State Planning Coordinator. 

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert was renamed to the National Governors Association (NGA) Executive Committee by NGA Chair Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and NGA Vice Chair Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Public Lands Policy Coordination Office will host a public meeting on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 to discuss public lands issues and possible solutions. A panel of researchers from the University of Utah and Utah State University will be present to discuss and receive information, which could be useful in an economic analysis of the transfer of federal lands to State ownership.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Eighth District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for one vacancy on the district court and two vacancies on the juvenile court. The vacancies result from the establishment of two new judicial positions and the retirement of Judge Larry A. Steele from the juvenile court. The Eighth Judicial District includes Daggett, Duchesne and Uintah counties.

SALT LAKE CITY - The First District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the district court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Clint S. Judkins. The First Judicial District includes Box Elder, Cache and Rich counties.

SALT LAKE CITY-The Utah Elections Office has selected the law firm Snell & Wilmer to serve as special counsel to investigate allegations of election law violations against Utah Attorney General John Swallow. 

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