Aug 07 2008
Salt Lake City - Utah House of Representative's newest member is Brian Monsen. Governor Jon Huntsman appointed Brian Monsen to fill the seat in House District 45, which was vacated by Mark Walker.
Aug 06 2008
The Governor's Office has prepared an analysis that illustrates Utah's gas prices over a long period of time and includes a comparison to surrounding states.
Salt Lake City - Governor Jon Huntsman issued the following statement today remembering the victims and families of the Crandall Canyon Mine disaster that occurred one year ago:
Salt Lake City - For the second consecutive year, Utah has received top accolades from Forbes Magazine's annual state rankings of the "Best States for Business." The Utah Governors Office of Economic Development was delighted with the announcement that Utah is once again being recognized by the prestigious business publication.
Jul 31 2008
WHEREAS, through the one-year Working 4 Utah initiative, Utah state government strives to become the model employer of qualified people, conserve energy for taxpayers and employees, and provide to the public extended hours of access to government services;
Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is optimistic that the strategies being pursued by the state and the counties will protect vital water resources in Utah's West Desert after meetings held Wednesday to discuss the policy and strategy to protect Utah's water interests.
Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman issued the following statement today in response to two reports that were issued yesterday concerning the Crandall Canyon Mine Disaster.
Salt Lake City - In a survey conducted by the Department of Human Resource Management, more than 80 percent of state employees believe the new compressed 4 day week, 10 hour day schedule is advantageous.
Salt Lake City -Utah Governor Jon Huntsman presented two Utahns with Distinguished Service to State Government awards Sunday at the National Governors Association (NGA) Centennial Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jul 12 2008
Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman gave the following statement today after learning of the passing of former White House press secretary Tony Snow:
Jul 10 2008
Salt Lake City -For the second year in a row, CNBC has ranked Utah the No. 3 Top State for Business, recognizing Utah's economy, high quality of life, and business friendly environment.
Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman strongly supports today's decision by the State Board of Regents to name William A. Sederburg, current President of Utah Valley University, as Utah's seventh Commissioner of Higher Education.
Utah Governor Jon Huntsman officially began as Chairman of the Western Governors' Association (WGA) today.
Utah Governor Jon Huntsman was elected the new Chair of the Western Governor?s Association.
Salt Lake City -Utah Governor Jon Huntsman announced this morning the 'Working 4 Utah' initiative, extending state government service hours from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday beginning the first week of August.
Jun 25 2008
Governor Huntsman will make the announcement at the monthly KUED news conference.
Salt Lake City - Governor Jon Huntsman announced the appointments of Teresa Theurer and Joel Wright as members of the Utah State Board of Regents today, replacing respectively Sara Sinclair and Josh Reid, who has decided to resign in July.
Jun 11 2008
The Governor's Office of Crime Victim Reparations, Utah Council on Victims of Crime, Statewide Advocates for Victims Organization and Weber State University are sponsoring the eighth annual Utah Victim Assistance Academy.
Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has announced the Utah State Board of Education candidates as recommended by the State Board of Education Nominating and Recruiting Committee.
Governor Huntsman will sign the following ceremonial bills on Thursday:
Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has authorized state agencies to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Wednesday, June 4, 2008.
Governor Huntsman previewed the construction of the new energy efficient Digital Learning Center at Utah Valley State College today. The Learning Center is expected to save nearly $100,000 per year and reduce energy consumption.
Governor Huntsman will celebrate Public Employee Appreciation Day by working alongside employees from the Department of Public Safety, Driver License Division.
Governor Jon Huntsman appointed Reverend France Davis and student representative Basim Motiwala as new members of the Utah State Board of Regents.
Governor Huntsman Tours New Digital Learning Center at UVSC: 2008 State Energy Efficiency Initiative Report Presented
Jun 02 2008
Governor Huntsman will tour the new Digital Learning Center building at UVSC.
May 29 2008
The Governor will tour UDOT's Perry Weigh Station that has installed PrePass, an electronic system that verifies safety, credentials, and weight of commercial vehicles.
Governor Huntsman will sign the following ceremonial bills on Thursday
May 16 2008
Salt Lake City - Governor Jon Huntsman has launched a new, more interactive Web site, http://governor.utah.gov.
Across our Nation, law enforcement officers carry the great responsibility of protecting their fellow citizens.
Governor Huntsman will sign the following ceremonial bills on Monday
Governor Huntsman will sign the following ceremonial bill tomorrow along with a Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month declaration:
May 08 2008
Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has authorized the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Saturday, May 10, 2008.
Governor Huntsman will sign the following ceremonial bill
Governor Jon Huntsman will announce the members of the newly formed Globally Competitive Workforce Steering Committee.
May 01 2008
"If we can learn to stand together as one against the plague of youth violence, we can make a difference."
Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has directed the Division of State Parks and Recreation to not move forward in negotiating an easement that would allow needed access for a proposed project on the east shore of Bear Lake.
Apr 23 2008
Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman decided Tuesday to direct Bill Sinclair, who represents Utah on the Northwest Interstate Low-Level Waste Compact, to vote against any proposals for foreign nuclear waste to come in to Utah.
Salt Lake City - Since January, Utah's annual job growth rate ranks the second highest in the country.
Apr 18 2008
As Passover approaches this weekend, Mary Kaye and I would like to wish all observers well during this time of reflection and symbolism.
Mar 26 2008
The Governor signed the following bill today: