Governor News & Media

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bill today: HB 39, Dunnigan - "Insurance Related Amendments"

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 Saturday, March 6, 2010.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on March 6, 2010 to honor Lance Corporal Carlos A. Aragon.  Lance Corporal Aragon, 19, died March 1 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Lance Corporal Carlos A. Aragon.

SALT LAKE CITY - Planned shipments of depleted uranium from the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site will not be shipped to Utah under an agreement negotiated Monday by Governor Gary R. Herbert.

SALT LAKE CITY - After careful deliberation and thorough legal review, Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed SB11, "Utah State-Made Firearms Protection Act." In making his decision, the Governor weighed the constitutional aspects of the bill with its fiscal impact on Utah taxpayers.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert will take action against an internal Interior Department document that indicates the federal agency is considering designating two areas in Utah as national monuments.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert joined Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and mayors from across the Wasatch Front this morning to urge Utahns to participate in the "Clean Air Challenge."

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has directed that negotiations between the states of Utah and Nevada regarding water in the Snake Valley area be put on hold in light of a Nevada Supreme Court decision released today.

Governor Gary R. Herbert's State of the State Address was delivered in the Chambers of the Utah House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Governor will deliver the 2010 State of the State Address.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert's father, Duane Barlow Herbert, passed away this morning after a lengthy bout with cancer. Mr. Herbert, 80, died at approximately 9:30 a.m. surrounded by family.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Millard County Sheriff's Deputy Josie Greathouse Fox.

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.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities immediately until sunset on January 6, 2010 in honor of Millard County Sheriff's Deputy Josie Greathouse Fox.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Third District Court Judge Stephen Roth and Wasatch County Attorney Thomas Low to serve on the Utah Court of Appeals and Fourth District Court bench, respectively.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has negotiated a key compromise with the U.S. Department of Energy regarding the storage of depleted uranium in the State of Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY — Governor Gary R. Herbert released his budget recommendations for Fiscal Year 2011, holding true to his pledge not to raise taxes while protecting public and higher education and funding critical state needs.

Under the direction of President Barack Obama, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, has authorized all state agencies to observe Monday, December 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, while urging all Federal agencies and interested organizations, groups and individuals to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff in honor of those who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed R. Bruce Johnson to serve as chairman of the Utah State Tax Commission.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Governor's Office is joining forces with religious and civic leaders across the State to encourage all Utahns to help their neighbors by donating a grocery bag of canned food to support those in need this holiday season.

SALT LAKE CITY - The majority of state government will continue on the four-day workweek, with some modifications to better serve Utah citizens, Governor Gary R. Herbert announced today.

SALT LAKE CITY - John A. Pearce will join the Governor's Office as legal counsel to Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert.

SALT LAKE CITY - A group of schoolchildren will join Governor and First Lady Herbert next week to help decorate a Christmas tree in the library of the Governor's Mansion.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert is among the thousands of Utahns celebrating Real Salt Lake, the 2009 MLS Cup Champions, today.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected civil litigator Keith A. Kelly to serve as a judge in the Third Judicial District.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today in response to the death of Private First Class Aaron Thomas Nemelka.

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 immediately, today, Friday, November 6, 2009 as a mark of respect honoring the victims of the tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities until sunset on Tuesday, November 10, 2009. 

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Michael J. Cragun to serve on the State Tax Commission to replace retiring chairwoman Pam Hendrickson.

SALT LAKE CITY - Prominent Utahn Ted Wilson has accepted Governor Gary R. Herbert's invitation to join the Governor's staff as a senior advisor on environmental matters.

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 in honor of Private First Class Kimble Han who was killed Oct. 23, 2009, in Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.   The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, October 31, 2009.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Private First Class Kimble Han.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has made appointments to fill the vacant seat on the state's Transportation Commission, as well as to serve as the Commission's new chairman.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Richard Sperry and Jeff Wright to fill the two vacant seats on the Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today about President Barack Obama's selection as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Under the direction of President Barack Obama, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, has authorized all state agencies to lower to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Sunday, October 4, 2009 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff on all state-owned facilities from sunrise to sunset on October 4, 2009.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected longtime prosecutor Angela Micklos to serve on the five-member State Board of Pardons and Parole.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert will meet this Friday with local officials and residents about a draft agreement for the management of groundwater in the Snake Valley area.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's newly revised website, recovery.utah.gov, will allow Utahns to be even more informed about the receipt and use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding awarded to state agencies.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected J. Frederic Voros Jr. to serve as a judge on the seven-member Utah Court of Appeals.

SALT LAKE CITY - Well-known Utah businessman and philanthropist Spencer P. Eccles has accepted Governor Gary R. Herbert's invitation to serve as Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Herbert this morning appointed Stuart Adams to serve as a State Senator in District 22, representing Central Davis County.

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