Under the direction of President Barack Obama, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, has authorized all state agencies to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 in recognition Senator Edward M. Kennedy. The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities until sunset on August 30, 2009.
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy:
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Governor Gary R. Herbert has called the Utah State Senate into an extraordinary session to consent to the appointment of Senator Greg Bell as the next Lieutenant Governor of Utah.
Governor - and, now, Ambassador Huntsman - Chief Justice Durham, President Waddoups, Speaker Clark, First Lady Norma Matheson, Governor Bangerter, Governor Leavitt, Governor Walker, Lt. Governor designee Bell, friends and fellow Utahns:
Salt Lake City — Future Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Senator Gregory S. Bell to serve as his Lt. Governor.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Lt. Governor Gary R. Herbert has directed Utah's Executive Water Task Force to study and make recommendations for the proper oversight of the state's 5,300 miles of canals.
The directive comes after last week's deadly incident in Northern Utah, which resulted in the death of Jacqueline Leavey and her two children, Abbey and Victor Alanis.