Jul 08 2010
SALT LAKE CITY - The Office of the Lt. Governor today issued an interim rule that sets forth a framework for the collection of electronic signatures to qualify a statewide initiative or referendum for the ballot.
Lt. Governor Greg Bell, the Governor's Office of Economic Development, Provo City Mayor Curtis, Ogden Mayor Godfrey and Salt Lake City Mayor Becker along with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the Utah Commission on Volunteers will release the 2010 Volunteering In America report ranking Utah as the #1 volunteering state in the nation for the 5th year running during a press conference in the Gold Room of the State Capitol on June 15 at 9 a.m.
SALT LAKE CITY - Sponsors of two initiative petitions - "Utah Redistricting Standards Commission" and "Government Ethics Reform" - have failed to obtain the number of signatures necessary to qualify for placement on the ballot.
May 13 2010
SALT LAKE CITY - Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell and the Division of Housing and Community Development will release the results of a snapshot survey showing Utah's homeless population during a press conference on Friday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. in room 240 of the State Capitol. The survey reflects a decrease by four percent in the total number of homeless and a decrease of 42 percent in chronic homelessness since last year.
Governor Gary R. Herbert signed a declaration which declared May 3-9, 2010 as Public Service Recognition Week. This declaration encourages citizens to recognize the accomplishment and contributions of government employees at all levels. In appreciation of Public Service Recognition Week, Lt. Governor Greg Bell will visit with, and work alongside, State employees at the Farmington DMV.
Mar 11 2010
SALT LAKE CITY - In a groundbreaking effort to achieve tort reform in Utah, the Legislature have given its final approval to HB408 and a companion resolution, HJR 34.
SALT LAKE CITY - State law does not permit the use of electronic signature gathering in the state initiative process, according to a legal opinion from the Utah Attorney General's Office.
Sep 17 2009
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Lt. Governor Greg Bell has appointed Paul Neuenschwander to serve as his chief of staff.
Salt Lake City - Future Governor Gary R. Herbert has selected Senator Gregory S. Bell to serve as his Lt. Governor.