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ISRAEL ? As part of this week's Utah trade mission to Israel, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert participated in historic meetings with many local officials and dignitaries, including Israel's President Shimon Peres and the Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority, Salam Fayyad.

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert today announced the completion of a conservation plan to preserve greater sage grouse in Utah. The plan will protect more than 90 percent of Utah's greater sage grouse through incentive-based provisions on private and school trust lands, and through reasonable regulation by federal agencies that manage land in Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Renee M. Jimenez Justice to fill a vacancy on the Third District Juvenile Court bench.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's robust economy kept on rolling in March, adding nearly 8,900 individuals to the work force and further reducing Utah's unemployment rate from 5.2 percent to 4.9 percent.

SALT LAKE CITY - An hour or so after being informed of his daughter's successful finish of the Boston Marathon, Governor Gary R. Herbert learned of the tragic bombings that occurred. He has released the following statement:

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert was notified last night about the death of Craig Patterson, UDOT avalanche forecaster. The Governor has issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the final bills of the 2013 General Session of the Utah State Legislature. These bills include:

SALT LAKE CITY - For nearly four years the State of Utah has been negotiating an agreement between Utah and Nevada that addresses the management of the Snake Valley groundwater system that straddles the Utah-Nevada border. Today Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert announced his decision to not sign that agreement.

SALT LAKE CITY - Tonight the Governor's Mansion will glow blue in support for World Autism Awareness Day.

 SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills: H.B. 43 First Substitute Campaign Finance Reporting by Corporations Rep. Hughes, G.

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills:

SALT LAKE CITY ? Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills:

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert announced his appointment of Rollin E. Cook as the new executive director of the Department of Corrections.  Cook is a retired chief deputy from the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office and a national trainer on administrative best practices for jail administrators.

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

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills into law late Friday, March 22, 2013.

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SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's encouraging economic indicators continue to be some of the best in the nation. With the release of February's employment data, Utah's job growth surged upward to 4%, more than 2.5 times higher than the national rate of 1.5%. Utah's unemployment rate also dropped to 5.2% from its previous 5.4%.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert took action on bills recently passed by the 2013 Utah State Legislature. He signed several bills into law and vetoed HB76S1 Concealed Weapon Carry Amendments.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's First Lady, Jeanette Herbert, will be lighting the Governor's Mansion with blue floodlights this Thursday, March 21st, to raise awareness for Down syndrome and the 2013 Light the Way campaign.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Third District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the juvenile court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Frederic M. Oddone, effective April 16, 2013. The Third Judicial District includes Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties.

SALT LAKE CITY - Following the Vatican's announcement today naming a new pope, Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement:

Governor Signs Bills

Mar 13 2013

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

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement in response to the federal budget proposed by Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI).

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert said Utah's economy continues to remain "steady as she goes" following the latest employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Beehive State's January data shows the economy growing at 3.1%, roughly twice as fast as the national economy's 1.6%. Our unemployment rate sits at 5.4%, compared to the nation's 7.9%.

Salt Lake City, UT - The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting for March 6, 2013 at 9:00 am to review applications of individuals interested in filling the judicial vacancy resulting from the pending retirement of Judge Frederic M. Oddone. The Commission will meet in room W18A of the Matheson Courthouse located at 450 South State Street in Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Kymber D. Housley to fill a vacancy on the First District Court bench.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Utah's top state economists issued this quarter's revised state revenue forecast. The outlook is for the same level of employment and wage growth, with a bump in one-time revenue and a modest decrease in ongoing revenue.

SALT LAKE CITY - Following President Obama's State of the Union address this evening, Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY - Today Governor Gary R. Herbert announced another Cabinet change.  Jeff Herring, executive director of the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM), has accepted another professional opportunity as the Chief Human Resource Officer for the University of Utah, his beloved alma mater.

My number one priority as Governor of Utah is to foster an environment where the private sector can create jobs. Utah's focus on building a strong economy has yielded accolade after accolade, including Forbes Magazine naming us the best state for business and careers for the third year in a row.

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SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert is scheduled to be in Washington, D.C., tomorrow to testify before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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SALT LAKE CITY - Extremely cold temperatures have led to a sudden spike in demand for propane, causing a shortage for homes in rural areas, including Uintah Basin and Wendover.

SALT LAKE CITY - At the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show, Governor Gary R. Herbert unveiled Utah's Outdoor Recreation Vision.

SALT LAKE CITY - The First District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the district court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Clint S. Judkins effective  February 1, 2013.  The First Judicial District includes Box Elder, Cache and Rich counties.

SALT LAKE CITY - Lt. Governor Greg Bell has appointed Mark Thomas to serve as his Chief Deputy.  Cody Stewart, who has served as his Chief of Staff since September, 2011, will now serve full time as the energy advisor to Governor Herbert.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Jeffrey C. Wilcox, Esq. to fill a vacancy on the Fifth District Court bench, which hears cases originating in Beaver, Iron and Washington Counties.

Salt Lake City, UTAH - The Office of Energy Development, host of the Governor's Energy Development Summit, is pleased to announce the keynote speakers and panelists confirmed to join Governor Gary R. Herbert and an expected 1,200+ Summit attendees at the Salt Palace Convention Center on January 10, 2013.

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