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The Governor signed the following bills today:

About 150 soldiers from the Utah National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment are expected to return today from a 12-month tour in Iraq.

Please read the information on the service provider web sites carefully before you begin the filing process. Your return will be processed at a different web site than the Utah State Tax Commission site.

Utah Health System Reform

Mon, 09 Feb 2009

Update on health system reform from the Dept. of Health.

It's a sight you have to see to believe: thousands of pure white snow and Ross' geese lifting off Gunnison Bend Reservoir amid honks and the beating of wings.  You can see this spectacle yourself on Feb. 20, 21 and 22 at the annual Utah Snow Goose Festival.

In the face of this crisis, the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund utilized strategic planning, financial partnering, strict analysis of proposed projects and other strategies to create or renovate 128% as many units compared to 2007, for a total of 913.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has appointed Robert S. Yeates to serve as a member of the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole. Yeates will replace Cheryl Hansen whose term ends February 28, 2009.

More information is available from the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

The Public Service Commission provides oversight for Utah utilities.  Also includes directories of various utilities, including natural gas, electricity, and telecommunications.

See photos, maps, and plans for fighting quagga and zebra mussels in Utah.  Learn why it's important.

For the 150 children born in Utah each year with hearing problems, hearing aids are critical to the normal development of speech. You can help many of these children by donating used hearing aids to the Utah Department of Health Hearing Aid Recycling Program.

A partnership to remove non-native invasive trees along a stretch of the Colorado River could prove beneficial to more than just the habitat. The project conducted by Rim to Rim Restoration, a Moab non-profit organization, will also provide an opportunity to make the adjacent Scenic Byway safer by improving the line-of-sight for drivers and clearing more of the state's right-of-way.

The text of Justice Durham's address is also available here.

Commissioner G. Edward Leary announced that he took possession of MagnetBank, a state-chartered commercial bank headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, today, and immediately appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver.

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In mid-January, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources net-gunned 40 Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in east-central Utah and took them for the ride of their lives.

In all, three rams, 33 ewes, and 4 lambs flew about 30 miles up the Green River, before touching ground in Desolation Canyon. As its name implies, the canyon is rugged and remote a perfect place for a seed population of bighorn sheep.

Twelve major milestones have been achieved for Utah's statewide health care information network.  The creation of the All Payer Database is profiled in this report.

Experience Utah's incredible variety of wildlife and landscape.

Governor Jon Huntsman will speak Friday, January 30 at the annual launch of the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund tax campaign.  The campaign urging Utahns to contribute to the statewide cause of ending chronic homelessness begins at 11:30 a.m.

"It's very, very rare to see or come in contact with a cougar," the Division of Wildlife Resources officer says. "Cougars usually go out of their way to avoid people."

Swenson says cougars are also secretive animals. And they usually come out only at night.

Living in Utah means living with earthquakes. Do you know where earthquakes are likely to occur in Utah and what kind of damage they can cause? If a large earthquake occurred right now, what would you do?

In February 1933 an unusual man sat before the Senate Finance Committee. Small, lean, and intense, this banker from Utah was a nobody in Washington. Not one person in the room--least of all himself--could have dreamed of the major role he would soon play in the nation’s capital.

Transcript of Governor Huntsman's 2009 State of the State Address

Governor Huntsman delivered his annual State of the State Address for 2009.

If you or someone you know has had a hip fracture or needs a hip or knee replacement, you may find this report helpful when considering where to receive treatment.

The Board of Oil, Gas and Mining is now accepting nominations for 2009 Earth Day Awards. These awards recognize reclamation projects and innovations in environmental technology that go beyond what is required by regulation. It is an opportunity for companies to demonstrate technical expertise and pride in their industry, and concern not only for the economics of their industry but also for our environment.  

In efforts to raise awareness for the Utah Child Protection Registry, we cordially invite 9–12 grade students to showcase their talent by submitting a public service announcement for the 2009 PSA Competition. The winning submissions will be used as part of the outreach and education initiatives to raise awareness for the Utah Child Protection Registry.

Watch the 2009 State of the State Address.

Governor Huntsman will give his 5th State of the State address.

The Division of Wildlife Resources is holding its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day.

In February, you'll have two chances to not only see bald eagles, but to learn more about them.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has tapped Colonel D. Lance Davenport to be Commissioner of the Utah Department of Public Safety.  Davenport currently serves as Superintendent of the Utah Highway Patrol. He replaces Commissioner Scott T. Duncan who stepped down this week for health reasons.

Tooele County, in conjunction with the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), and FHWA, has initiated an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a potential new Midvalley Highway in Tooele County, Utah.

This project will connect the University Avenue exit on I-15 with the Provo City Municipal Airport.  See the alternatives.  Provide input.

As many as 25 babies born in Utah this year with cystic fibrosis (CF), or who carry the CF gene, will be diagnosed early thanks to the expansion of the Utah Department of Health’s (UDOH) Newborn Screening Program. The program screens blood samples from approximately 55,000 newborns every year and identifies nearly 500 babies who are born with 36 different genetic disorders.

Salt Lake City - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman announced today that Department of Public Safety Commissioner Scott T. Duncan, who has worked for the State for 32 years, has resigned his post for health reasons. Utah Highway Patrol Colonel Lance Davenport will serve as acting commissioner of the department until a search for the new commissioner is completed.

Visit UHEAA's YouTube site for more information.

As Disney Parks ask “What Will You Celebrate?” and invite guests to turn their personal milestones into magical family vacations in 2009, America’s military personnel will have one more reason to celebrate: Free multi-day admission to Disney’s U.S. theme parks.

To aid in our effort to stay in contact with you, our friends and constituents around the state, during this time of great change, and to ensure that you are kept up to date of what we know regarding our program and services, the Utah Division of Arts and Museums has created a special webpage called Utah Arts, Culture, and the Economy.

The Utah African-American/Black population (including refugees and immigrants) shares many health issues with the larger Utah population, but also has health problems and strengths unique to its communities. About 12 percent of this population were not born citizens of the U.S.

Pioneer Crossing will be a new five to seven lane urban arterial road from American Fork through Lehi to Saratoga Springs.   The road is being built to improve east-west travel to Saratoga Springs and relieve traffic congestion on existing roads in northern Utah County.

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