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Governor signs bills

Apr 01 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

SALT LAKE CITY - The Fifth District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for two vacancies on the juvenile court. The vacancies result from the retirement of Judge Hans Q. Chamberlain and the resignation of Judge Karla Staheli.  The Fifth Judicial District includes Beaver, Iron and Washington counties.

Governor signs bills

Mar 31 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Park City High School will receive the honor for the second year

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

 Gov. Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign H.B. 275 to recognize Vietnam Veterans on the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.

Governor signs bills

Mar 28 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Governor signs bills

Mar 26 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Governor Gary R. Herbert will ceremonially sign H.B. 105, Plant Extract Amendments Bill

Governor signs bills

Mar 21 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

Ceremonial signing of HB282 with the student who drafted the bill

SALT LAKE CITY – (March 19, 2014) In addition to candidates for many federal, state and county offices, the filing deadline for seven positions on the Utah Board of Education ends this Thursday, March 20, at 5:00 p.m. 

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice will hold public hearings throughout the state. The hearings allow interested parties to share ideas for criminal justice policy changes that should be considered by the Commission as a follow-up to Gov. Gary R. Herbert's charge for reform, given during his 2014 State of the State address.

SALT LAKE CITY – (March 13, 2014) Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Joseph M. Bean to fill a vacancy on the Second District Court.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

Governor signs bills

Mar 10 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 2014 bills:

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah's unemployment rate in January hit a five-year low, falling to 3.9 percent as the state economy picked up speed and is on track for continued strong growth in 2014.

Utah's unemployment rate in January hit a five-year low, falling to 3.9 percent. Governor Gary R. Herbert and local business leaders will respond to the latest job numbers and answer questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

Governor will meet with patients and families at the Fourth Street Clinic

Governor Gary R. Herbert will tour the Fourth Street Clinic and host a panel discussion with patients and families who will benefit most from his proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion, Healthy Utah.

What: Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

Who: Governor Gary R. Herbert

When: Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 2:30-3:00 PM

Where: Rampton Conference Room, Governor's Suite, Utah State Capitol

SALT LAKE CITY – (March 3, 2014) Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Terryl Warner to fill a vacancy on the Utah State Board of Education, as the District 1 representative.
"Terryl's extensive community service, as well as her expertise in working with children in the justice system, makes her a valuable asset to the education board," said Gov. Herbert. "Her experience will greatly benefit the families of Utah. I am pleased to appoint someone with her abilities."

SALT LAKE CITY — (Feb. 28, 2014) Utah is expected to receive a modest increase in both on-going and one-time revenue to fund state programs, that's according to the consensus revenue forecast released today by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst and the Utah State Tax Commission. 

SALT LAKE CITY – (Feb. 27, 2014) Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert wants the federal government to block grant Utah the money it would give for Medicaid expansion, allowing the state to administer its own program.

What: Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

Who: Governor Gary R. Herbert

When: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, 1:30-1:50 PM

Where: Presentation Room, Utah State Capitol (first floor in the Visitor Center)

SALT LAKE CITY - The Third District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the district court. The vacancy results from the passing of Judge Anthony Quinn. The Third Judicial District includes Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties.

What:     Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives

Who:       Governor Gary R. Herbert

When:    Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, 2:30-2:50 PM

Where:   Rampton Conference Room, Governor’s Suite, Utah State Capitol

SALT LAKE CITY – (Feb. 24, 2014) While much of the national media focuses on governors with potential presidential aspirations, The Washington Post recently turned the spotlight to America's most popular governor.

SALT LAKE CITY – (Feb. 19, 2014) Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Keith C. Barnes to fill a vacancy in the Fifth District Court.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will host media access time to comment on timely issues and respond to questions from Capitol-credentialed media representatives.

SALT LAKE CITY – (Feb. 4, 2014) Governor Gary R. Herbert ordered the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on the day of Utah County Sherriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's funeral, Wednesday, February 4, 2014. Sgt. Wride died in the line of duty last Thursday. The governor issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY – (Jan. 29, 2014) During his State of the State address tonight, Gov. Gary R. Herbert outlined three major challenges facing Utahans in the coming year, and his plans for solutions.

2014 State of the State Address (pdf)

SALT LAKE CITY- (January 28, 2014) Governor Gary R. Herbert has named Wesley Smith as director of state and federal relations.

SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 26, 2014) -  Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Tupakk A.G. Renteria to fill a vacancy on the Third District Juvenile Court.

What: Governor Gary R. Herbert will deliver his 2014 State of the State address.

SALT LAKE CITY— (Jan. 24, 2014) Utah's unemployment rate dropped again over December, now measuring 4.1 percent, far below the national average of 6.7 percent. The Utah economy added 22,500 jobs over the last year, and is on track for continued steady growth through 2014.

SALT LAKE CITY – The Second District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the district court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Michael D. Lyon, effective September 1, 2013. The Second Judicial District includes Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties.

SALT LAKE CITY – (Jan. 21, 2014) Gov. Gary R. Herbert has named Tami Pyfer as his education advisor.

Governor Gary R. Herbert will deliver his 2014 State of the State address.

The announcement that the Department of Justice will recognize same-sex marriages performed in Utah comes as no surprise and is consistent with previous direction to state agencies.

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