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SALT LAKE CITY - (June 8, 2015) Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Jordan White, Rebecca L. Rockwell and Steven J. Lund to the Public Service Commission, State Tax Commission and State Board of Regents, respectively.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 5, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed S. Neal Berube and Amanda Smith to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 3, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed an executive order today mandating water conservation for all state owned and managed facilities.

The governor will sign HB 406 Natural Gas Vehicle Amendments and HB 15 Clean Fuel Amendments and Rebates during a special ceremony.

Gov. Herbert will sign an executive order mandating water conservation for state agencies and state-owned and managed facilities. The governor hopes the executive order will set an example, and Utahns will also adopt long-term water conservation practices.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 28, 2015) - For the third consecutive month, Utah has posted the highest job growth rate in the nation. According to new data released this week, the Beehive State ranked first for total job growth at 4.0 percent and first for private sector job growth at 4.8 percent.

Moab, Utah (May 22, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed today a water right agreement with the U.S. Department of Interior and Arches National Park. The agreement outlines Arches water rights and removes the possibility of future litigation. It also identifies protections for basin water users, including businesses, ranchers, farmers and those that recreate in red rock country.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Governor's Office of Energy Development and Chevron will launch the Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educational opportunities for Utah students. The new energy education and workforce development program is aligned with the state's existing STEM curriculum.

SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary R. Herbert released details of a new report showing Utah's energy sector represents $20.9 billion in economic activity for the state, or approximately 15 percent of the state's total economy.

SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Mon., May 25, 2015, in honor of Memorial Day.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will sign a ceremonial copy of HB79, Safety Belt Law Amendments. This bill modifies the Traffic Code by amending provisions related to safety belt restraints. It will allow a state or local law enforcement officer to enforce the safety belt restraints requirement as a primary offense instead of a secondary action.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert; Gov. John Hickenlooper, Colorado; Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox; Greg Goff, CEO of Tesoro; Jack Gerard, CEO of the American Petroleum Institute; Jonathan Weisgall, VP of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, Berkshire Hathaway Energy; and many other industry leaders, NGO's, government officials and other stakeholder groups interested in Utah's energy future.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will sign a water rights agreement reached by the Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR), U.S. Department of Interior and Arches National Park. The agreement outlines Arches National Park?s water rights and identifies protections to basin water users, including businesses, ranchers, farmers and those recreating in red rock country.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 18, 2015) - Utah will seek to join three other energy-rich states in a lawsuit challenging the proposed fracking rule recently issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Gov. Gary R. Herbert made the announcement this afternoon during remarks at the annual business meeting of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, a group he chairs.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 18, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has declared May 17-23, 2015 Utah Energy Development Week to recognize the state?s energy development and critical energy resources.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 18, 2015) - Tax Commissioner D'Arcy Dixon Pignanelli has informed Gov. Gary R. Herbert she will not seek reappointment to the Utah State Tax Commission. She will serve until June 30, 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 13, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has ordered the lowering of the flags of the United States of America and the State of Utah to half-staff on Fri., May 15, 2015 in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign S.B. 98, Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations. The bill requires base budgets to include funding for Medicaid accountable care organizations at specified amounts.

SALT LAKE CITY - The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 3rd District Juvenile Court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Christine Decker, effective Feb. 16, 2015. The 3rd Judicial District includes Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties.

Governor, treasurer announce $16 million in savings. SALT LAKE CITY (April 30, 2015) - Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Treasurer Richard K. Ellis announced today the closing of two refunding bond sales and the corresponding affirmation of the state's superior general obligation bond rating by all three rating agencies - Standard & Poor's (AAA), Moody's Investors Service (Aaa) and Fitch Ratings (AAA).

A new University of Utah report shows Utah.gov is reliable and valuable. SALT LAKE CITY (April 30, 2015) - A new study released today shows Utahns feel the state's official website, Utah.gov, is valuable resource. The study's release coincides with the unveiling of a new design for Utah.gov, which will make the site even more user-friendly.

While in Washington, D.C., Gov. Gary R. Herbert will hold media access via conference call. The Governor, Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives and Utah Senate President will take questions regarding the medicaid expansion efforts following their meeting with Department of Health and Human Services Sec. Sylvia Burwell.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 27, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Hebert issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Board of Juvenile Justice (UBJJ) will announce two national finalists and honor 28 Utah middle school students for their written anti-violence entries to Utah's fifteenth annual Do the Write Thing Challenge as part of the National Campaign to Stop Youth Violence. The awards luncheon will be held at the West Jordan Library Viridian Event Center (8030 S. 1825 W.) on April 24, 2015 from 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Student award ceremony starts at approximately 12:20 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 23, 2015) - After serving six years as executive director of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Amanda Smith will leave her post effective on May 22 to pursue opportunities in the private sector.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 22, 2015) - Last Friday, the latest job report showed Utah's economy continues its strong performance. New rankings released this week indicate Utah's economy is one of the strongest in the nation.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 17, 2015) - Utah's economy continues on a rapid course of expansion, posting strong numbers for March. New figures released today show total job growth of 4.0 percent while private-sector job growth is 4.6 percent.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 14, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the passing of former Utah Gov. Norman H. Bangerter:

SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flags of the United States of America and the State of Utah in honor of President Abraham Lincoln. A proclamation entitled, "Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln" directs the flags to be lowered to half-staff on Wed., April 15, 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY (April, 9 2015) - Due to recently reported low snowpack and water supply projections, Gov. Gary R. Herbert is encouraging Utahns today to conserve water heading into the spring and summer months. The governor met this afternoon with water supply experts from the Dept. of Natural Resources to get an update on current water supply conditions.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 9, 2015) - Following a meeting this morning, Gov. Gary Herbert (Vice Chair of the National Governors Association), Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker (President of the National League of Cities), Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors), Sen. Curtis Bramble (President-Elect of the National Conference of State Legislators) issued a joint statement:

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will sign HB 348, Criminal Justice Program and Amendments during a ceremonial signing. Legislators, the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) and representatives from the Pew Charitable Trusts will gather to commemorate the signing of the comprehensive set of criminal justice reforms.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will sign five pro-education bills during a special ceremonial signing that focus on the importance of funding schools, supporting teachers and helping students succeed.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 2, 2015) - After greeting President Barack Obama at Hill Air Force Base tonight, the president invited Gov. Gary R. Hebert to ride with him in the motorcade to the hotel in Salt Lake City to discuss issues important to Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 1, 2015) - On the final day of the bill signing period, Gov. Gary R. Herbert took action on the remaining 16 bills, signing eight, vetoing five and allowing three to go into law without his signature. In total, 528 bills were passed during the 2015 General Legislative Session of which 495 required action by the governor.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 31, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 82 bills today, bringing the total number of bills the governor has taken action on to 479. In total, 528 bills were passed during the 2015 General Legislative Session of which 495 required action by the governor. The bill signing period officially concludes tomorrow.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 30, 2015) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed an additional 86 bills today, bringing the total number of bills the governor has taken action on from the 2015 General Legislative Session to 397. The Legislature passed 528 bills this session, 495 of which require action by the governor.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will sign three tribe-related bills during a special ceremony.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will sign three veteran-related bills recognizing the men and women who served in Vietnam. Following the signing, Gov. Herbert will also respond to questions regarding Pres. Obama's visit this week.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed an additional 59 bills today, bringing the total number of bills the governor has taken action on from the 2015 General Legislative Session to 311. The Legislature passed 528 bills this session, 495 of which require action by the governor.

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