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SALT LAKE CITY – (May 5, 2014) Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert has declared May 5-9, 2014, as Public Service Recognition Week in Utah. The declaration honors public employees in all levels of government, public education system, vocational training and higher education.

SALT LAKE CITY – The Fourth District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the district court.  The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Steven L. Hansen, effective July 1, 2014.  The Fourth Judicial District includes Juab, Millard, Utah and Wasatch counties.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign the following air quality related bills

SALT LAKE CITY –Governor Herbert's chief of staff, Derek Miller, has been named president and CEO of the World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah).  The governor's vision for Utah is to be the best performing economy in the nation and to be recognized as a premiere global business destination. Miller's new role to increase exports and foreign investment will help ensure that vision becomes a reality.

Utah's "Do the Write Thing Challenge" will announce the finalists for the National Campaign to Stop Youth Violence

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert appointed Justin Fawson to Utah House District 7 in the Utah State Legislature.  The appointment comes at the recommendation of the Republican Party delegates who selected Fawson to replace Rep. Ryan Wilcox.

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.

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice will hold three additional public hearings throughout the state. The hearings allow interested parties to share ideas for criminal justice policy changes that should be considered by the Commission as a follow-up to Governor Gary Herbert's charge for reform, given during his 2014 State of the State address.

SALT LAKE CITY — (April 18, 2014) The latest jobs report released today shows Utah's economy added 35,800 jobs over the past 12 months, increasing the job growth rate from 2.5 percent to 2.8 percent.

SALT LAKE CITY - (April 16, 2014) For the seventh consecutive year, Utah has claimed the top ranking in the Rich States, Poor Stateseconomic index. Utah has held the top position in the highly regarded economic index every year since its creation in 2007.

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)

SALT LAKE CITY – (April 4, 2014) Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Richard D. McKelvie to fill a vacancy on the Third District Court.

Event highlighting the 100th anniversary of the original Capitol cornerstone ceremony

SALT LAKE CITY – (April 2, 2014) Gov. Gary R. Herbert wrapped up the bill signing period today by signing 43 bills, vetoing three and letting three go into law without his signature.

SALT LAKE CITY –  (April 1, 2014) The Governor's Mansion will glow blue Wed. night, April 2, in support for World Autism Awareness Day.

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.

SALT LAKE CITY - Gov.Gary R. Herbert has taken action on the following bills:

Governor signs bills

Apr 01 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

SALT LAKE CITY - The Fifth District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for two vacancies on the juvenile court. The vacancies result from the retirement of Judge Hans Q. Chamberlain and the resignation of Judge Karla Staheli.  The Fifth Judicial District includes Beaver, Iron and Washington counties.

Governor signs bills

Mar 31 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Park City High School will receive the honor for the second year

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

 Gov. Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign H.B. 275 to recognize Vietnam Veterans on the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.

Governor signs bills

Mar 28 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Governor signs bills

Mar 26 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Governor Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign H.B. 105, Plant Extract Amendments Bill

Governor signs bills

Mar 21 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Ceremonial signing of HB282 with the student who drafted the bill

SALT LAKE CITY – (March 19, 2014) In addition to candidates for many federal, state and county offices, the filing deadline for seven positions on the Utah Board of Education ends this Thursday, March 20, at 5:00 p.m. 

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice will hold public hearings throughout the state. The hearings allow interested parties to share ideas for criminal justice policy changes that should be considered by the Commission as a follow-up to Gov. Gary R. Herbert's charge for reform, given during his 2014 State of the State address.

SALT LAKE CITY – (March 13, 2014) Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Joseph M. Bean to fill a vacancy on the Second District Court.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

Governor signs bills

Mar 10 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah's unemployment rate in January hit a five-year low, falling to 3.9 percent as the state economy picked up speed and is on track for continued strong growth in 2014.

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 Clinic

Governor 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.

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. Herbert

When: Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 2:30-3:00 PM

Where: Rampton Conference Room, Governor's Suite, Utah State Capitol

SALT LAKE CITY – (March 3, 2014) Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Terryl Warner to fill a vacancy on the Utah State Board of Education, as the District 1 representative.
"Terryl's extensive community service, as well as her expertise in working with children in the justice system, makes her a valuable asset to the education board," said Gov. Herbert. "Her experience will greatly benefit the families of Utah. I am pleased to appoint someone with her abilities."

SALT LAKE CITY — (Feb. 28, 2014) Utah is expected to receive a modest increase in both on-going and one-time revenue to fund state programs, that's according to the consensus revenue forecast released today by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst and the Utah State Tax Commission. 

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