Governor News & Media

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Third District Court Judge Michele Christiansen to fill a vacant seat on the seven-member Utah Court of Appeals.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert acted on the remaining outstanding bills from the 2010 legislative session today, including:

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed SB251, "Verification of Employment Eligibility," after receiving a commitment from the bill's sponsor that he will work to amend the bill to further clarify its intent.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has vetoed SB47, "Electrical Utility Amendments - Efficiency and Conservation Tariff," sponsored by Sen. Kevin Van Tassell.

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

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

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

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert is encouraging Utahns to participate in "Earth Hour" tomorrow from 8:30-9:30 p.m.

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

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

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

Governor Herbert signs HB67, which requires the Utah Department of Health to analyze federal healthcare reform efforts prior to implementation and to report to the Legislature potential impacts to the state's own healthcare reform efforts.

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

SALT LAKE CITY - Education reform in Utah will be on the table this week, as Governor Gary R. Herbert hosts the first meeting of his Education Excellence Commission. The Governor will serve as chairman for the Commission, which includes key stakeholders from the state's education and business communities, as well as legislative leaders.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bill today:

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

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 13, 2010.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset  to honor Lance Corporal Nigel K. Olsen.  Lance Corporal Olsen, 21, died March 4 due to injuries sustained from combat action in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Corporal Nigel K. Olsen:

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah school teachers visited Capitol Hill Wednesday and delivered handwritten notes to Governor Gary R. Herbert to thank him for his dedicated defense of public education funding.

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

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.

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