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SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 15, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of Utah to honor the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris, France.

SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed an official letter to appoint Lynn Hemingway to the Utah House of Representatives. Hemingway will serve in District 40 and will replace former State Representative Justin Miller.

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 9, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Judge John A. Pearce to serve as a justice on the Utah Supreme Court. Judge Pearce will fill the vacancy created by Justice Jill Parrish when she was confirmed a United States District Court Judge for the District of Utah on August 16, 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 3, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced today that he will not convene a nominating committee for the 2016 Utah State Board of Education elections. Jon Cox, spokesman for Gov. Herbert issued the following statement:

The Utah Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory is helping capture criminals faster thanks to an improved fingerprint efficiency project. Gov. Gary R. Herbert will visit the State Crime Lab tomorrow to see firsthand how the department is using the Success program to process evidence 66 percent faster and solve more cases each year.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 26, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert celebrated the milestone of Utah's three millionth resident today. The event was held at Utah's newest hospital, Mountain Point Medical Center in Lehi.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 26, 2015) - Utah posted the highest job growth rate in the nation for private and total job growth for the eighth consecutive month. According to the rankings released this month, Utah posted private sector growth at 4.4 percent and total sector job growth at 3.9 percent for the month of September.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will announce Utah's three millionth resident following his visit to the maternity ward at Utah's newest hospital. Mountain Point Medical Center is located in northern Utah County, one of the fastest-growing areas in the state.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will announce the new executive director of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA). Kevin Carter will retire on December 2015 following 24 years of service to the school children of the state of Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 20, 2015) - Utah's economy remains the strongest in the nation and has once again posted a budget surplus. Today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced the state of Utah ended Fiscal Year 2015 with a surplus of $103 million. Of that number, $59 million will be immediately deposited into the rainy day fund, bringing the total of that fund to nearly $528 million, the highest amount in state history.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 19, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Mike Hussey to lead the Utah Department of Technology Services. After 32 years of service in state government, Mark VanOrden will retire effective Nov. 12, 2015.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will announce his appointment for executive director of the Department of Technology Services. After 32 years of service in state government, Mark VanOrden will retire effective on Nov. 12, 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 16, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis:

Utah residents can now obtain a driver?s license in a matter of minutes, thanks to two new projects implemented by the Utah Driver License Division. Gov. Gary R. Herbert will visit the Driver License Division tomorrow to see first-hand how the program reduces historically long wait times and high customer complaints. The results are part of the governor?s challenge to all state agencies to increase efficiency by 25 percent.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 13, 2015) - Aimee Edwards, spokeswoman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement today in response to House and Senate discussions on an alternative to Medicaid expansion:

Gov. Gary R. Herbert, Governor's Office staff and legislators will take on the role of teachers' aides in the classroom this Monday to experience first-hand Utah's education challenges and successes. Education continues to be a top priority for Gov. Herbert and this event is part of an ongoing effort to work with teachers and education leaders to find innovative ways to support teachers and improve the Utah education system.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 2, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of Utah to honor the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Oregon.

SALT LAKE CITY - The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. The vacancy results from the resignation of Justice Jill Parrish, effective Aug. 16, 2015. This resignation follows her confirmation as a United States District Judge for the District of Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 29, 2015) - Aimee Edwards, spokeswoman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement in response to Planned Parenthood's lawsuit:

Aimee Edwards, spokeswoman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 22, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued this statement following the passing of Elder Richard G. Scott of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 22, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the greater sage-grouse decision announced today:

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 21, 2015) - Utah posted the highest job growth rate in the nation for total and private job growth for the seventh consecutive month. According to new data recently released, Utah posted private job sector growth at 4.6 percent and total sector job growth at 4.0 percent.

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 17, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the State of Utah at all state facilities in observance of the two tragic incidents in Hildale and Zion National Park. The flags will be lowered on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 through Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 to honor the lives lost and serve as a tribute to the first responders who came to their aid.

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 15, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the flash flooding in Keyhole Canyon located in Zion National Park:

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 15, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the flash flooding in Washington County:

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 15, 2015) - After 32 years of service in state government, Mark VanOrden, executive director of the Department of Technology Services (DTS), will retire leaving his post effective on Nov. 12, 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY - In honor of the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 and as a tribute to the heroes who came to our country's aid, Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the great State of Utah at all state facilities, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 in observance of "Patriot's Day."

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 2, 2015) - The Office of Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice invites seventh and eighth grade students to participate in the sixteenth annual Do the Write Thing Challenge to stop youth violence in homes, schools and neighborhoods.

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:

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.

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:

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

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.

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:

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.

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