Governor News Advisories

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will present his state budget proposal for fiscal year 2016. New consensus revenue numbers reported yesterday show Utah’s growing and diverse economy gives Utah an opportunity to invest.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will participate with local students in the “Hour of Code,” a nationwide initiative organized by nonprofit Code.org designed to encourage students of all ages to devote an hour to computer science education. The governor will also declare Dec. 8-12 as Computer Science Education Week in Utah.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will comment and answer questions about the Healthy Utah Plan, the state’s alternative to Medicaid expansion. The governor’s comments will follow Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and Utah Department of Health Executive Director Dr. David Patton’s presentation to the Health Reform Task Force where they will unveil the Healthy Utah Plan. Community leaders will join Gov. Herbert during the press conference and will also be available for comment.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert, the first lady and family members will serve a Thanksgiving meal at the Salt Lake Rescue Mission on Nov. 26, 2014. Volunteering at the Rescue Mission is a tradition for the Governor and first lady.

The Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) will present Gov. Gary R. Herbert with recommendations to change Utah’s criminal justice policy in an effort to reduce recidivism, make streets safer and save taxpayers millions of dollars.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert  will discuss his proposed Healthy Utah plan
during a visit to Oquirrh View Community Health Center in Taylorsville. The
Healthy Utah plan is the governor’s alternative to Medicaid expansion. The plan
would use federal dollars to provide private health care coverage to nearly 111,000
low-income Utahns.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will launch Envision Utah's "Your Utah Your Future" campaign, the first statewide effort in the country to actively gather citizen feedback on eleven key areas affected by the anticipated growth of the state.  Visuals will include statewide growth models and Envision Utah's "Build Your Utah 2050" interactive survey.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will release the results of the attorney general's legal review of  Utah's adoption of the Common Core standards. The purpose of the review is to clarify state control of academic standards and local district and charter school control of the curriculum. The governor requested the review from the attorney general in July as part of an effort to resolve divisive issues in education.

Gov. Herbert will make a statement on the Supreme Court decision to decline hearing Utah’s same sex marriage appeal.

The Governor's Standards Review Panel, co-chaired by Dr. Richard Kendell and Pres. Matthew Holland, will begin the review process of the Utah Core Standards in mathematics and English language arts, as announced in a press conference on July 17, 2014. The group will organize technical work groups, which will review and analyze the standards. Gov. Herbert will provide opening remarks

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will host his fourth annual Governor’s Health Summit tomorrow. The focus of this year’s Summit will be the development of the state’s Health Innovation Plan. The plan focuses on four key areas: value-based care, behavioral health integration, diabetes, obesity and tobacco prevention, and advanced care planning.

While in Washington, D.C., Gov. Gary R. Herbert will hold media access via conference call. The Governor will take questions following his Healthy Utah discussion with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert presents the inaugural Utah Ops Conference. The conference will provide professionals with the excellence tools, strategies, and techniques used across government operations to improve operational efficiencies and performance.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert invites the business community and leaders to celebrate exceeding the challenge to create 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days.

Governor Gary R. Herbert and U.S. Representative Rob Bishop will hold two Town Hall meetings. Both will provide brief remarks followed by a session of Q&A with the public and local elected officials.

What: Gov. Gary R. Herbert will introduce the new executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
 
When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
 
Where: Gold Room, Utah State Capitol

What: Gov. Gary R. Herbert will deliver a policy address regarding Utah education standards.

Who: Gov. Gary R. Herbert

When: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Presentation Room, (first floor, east side), Utah State Capitol

What: Gov. Gary R. Herbert will deliver a policy address regarding Utah education standards.

Who: Gov. Gary R. Herbert

When: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Presentation Room, (first floor, east side), Utah State Capitol

Governor will tour a coffee roasting facility doing its part to clean the air

Ceremonial signing of SB36, HCR4 and HB168

While Gov. Herbert presents in Washington, D.C., a media availability will be held with GOED and a featured small business

Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Office of Energy Development will host the 3rd Annual Energy Development Summit.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on today's Utah jobs report, and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

Ceremonial signing of SB268, SB270, HB48, HB64, HB246, HB394, SB11, HB96

Ceremonial signing of HB 150 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Amendments

To kickoff the first annual Governor's Outdoor Recreation Summit, Gov. Gary R. Herbert, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will finalize the largest exchange of Utah land in over a decade. The deal signifies a win-win for recreation, development and public schools in Utah, and involves 60,000 acres in Uintah, Grand and San Juan counties.

Ceremonial signing

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

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

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.

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)

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

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.

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

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

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

Ceremonial signing of HB282 with the student who drafted the bill

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

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.

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