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SALT LAKE CITY - In a discussion today with Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox, Utah County officials have agreed to allow all county voters to cast only one ballot in the upcoming November election. Previously, election officials considered requiring voters in the five all vote-by-mail cities to also hold a separate in-person election for the county-wide ballot proposition.

SALT LAKE CITY - In a discussion today with Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox, Utah County officials have agreed to allow all county voters to cast only one ballot in the upcoming November election. Previously, election officials considered requiring voters in the five all vote-by-mail cities to also hold a separate in-person election for the county-wide ballot proposition.

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 29, 2015) - A story in the August 29, 2015 edition of the Salt Lake Tribune indicated that unnamed state lawmakers had proposed raising the sales tax on food in order to finance the Utah Cares Plus alternative to Medicaid expansion. The idea has never been mentioned or considered in the Group of Six discussions.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 28, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the passing of Penny Davis:

For working parents, finding childcare that?s high quality is important for the well-being of their children.

?The whole goal of STEM is to have students gain exposure to deep technical curriculum and not to be afraid of learning about, and working in, those areas,? said Jason Pierce, manager for the Utah Center of Excellence

The second annual Utah Global Forum, held Wednesday at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, brought together more than 400 business and community leaders to exchange ideas

SALT LAKE CITY (August 27, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert took action on three bills today, bringing the total number of bills signed to five from the 2015 First Special Legislative Session.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 27, 2015) - The Governor's Office of Management and Budget has released the highlights of the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (DABC) 30-day work plan to improve the retail service experience and work environment.

Luckily for Utah students, parents and educators, there is a newly redesigned website from the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) containing all of this information in an easy-to-navigate, fresh format: StepUpUtah.com.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 25, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the passing of Fred S. Ball, former president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce:

NSF's investment in Utah EPSCoR's iUTAH project has transformed the nature of scholarly collaboration across our state. Check out this annual report.

"Business friendliness has been a bedrock principle in Utah because of the natural inclination for entrepreneurship to be found among our residents," said Governor Gary R. Herbert.

Utah is projected to have 67,410 students enrolled in charter schools this year, which constitutes 12 percent of public school enrollment.

The DWR will hold the free events across Utah over the next few weeks. And the events aren't just for beginners; veteran hunters can learn some things too.

"This Top 10 project is one more example of why UDOT has a reputation for being a national leader in quality and innovation," said UDOT Executive Director Carlos Braceras.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 20, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert took action on two bills from the 2015 First Special Legislative Session today.

The Multi-Disciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at the University of Utah has recently become known on campus as the one-stop-shop for student entrepreneurs.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 17, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Evan Curtis to serve as state planning coordinator in the Governor?s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB). Curtis will replace Alan Matheson who was recently appointed as director of the Department of Environmental Quality and serves as senior environmental advisor to the governor.

Since 2004, there has been a 207 percent increase in Hispanic/Latino student enrollment at Utah?s public higher education institutions, according to USHE data.

Morgan County continued robust economic expansion in early 2015. Employment grew at a faster rate than any other county in northern Utah.

At an elevation of 7,616 feet, Scofield State Park is a perfect cool destination for camping, fishing and hiking.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 14, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued a call for a special session of the Utah State Legislature to address the Prison Relocation Commission?s recommendations for the Utah State Prison.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 14, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding recent accusations against Planned Parenthood:

Don't miss the opportunity to find some great reads.

Permits for Utah's general archery elk hunt are not limited in number. You can get one anytime between now and the end of the extended archery elk hunt on Dec. 15.

These ranges are open to the public. However, ranges may be reserved, so make sure to check the calendar before you visit.

Helping Veterans Find Work

Thu, 13 Aug 2015

When veterans return to the civilian labor market, they can sometimes face additional barriers to employment.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 12, 2015) - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued an executive order today declaring a State of Emergency in Utah in response to the Gold King Mine release.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert took a tour of the Utah Red Hills Renewable Park Thursday. Once the switch is turned on, the site will be Utah?s largest solar energy facility

SALT LAKE CITY (August 11, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement following the Prison Relocation Commission's recommendation of a new prison site:

SALT LAKE CITY (August 10, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed the official letter to appoint Derrin Owens to the Utah House of Representatives. Owens will serve in District 58 to replace Jon Cox who resigned in July to become the governor's communications director.

Utah State University's premier TEDx event returns to the Caine Performance Hall Oct. 23, bringing together some of the brightest minds in northern Utah.

DEQ, through its Division of Water Quality and Division of Drinking Water, is working with the EPA and other state and federal agencies to assess and monitor the impacts of the Colorado wastewater spill

High turnover rates generally increase costs, slow productivity, and hurt a company's bottom-line. But from a broader economic standpoint, increasing turnover can be a sign of economic health.

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 7, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Heather Brereton as a judge to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court.

On Thursday, Aug. 13, The Leonardo and the Utah Science and Technology Research agency (USTAR) will present the next installment of Leo After Hours

The Architectural and Engineering Design program will prepare you for a wide variety of entry- level positions working for design, mechanical, structural, machine and manufacturing firms.

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