Governor News & Media

SALT LAKE CITY (May 2, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced the sixth annual Utah Energy Development Summit, to be held May 3-4, 2017 at the Grand America Hotel. This year's theme is "Crossroads of Innovation". The two-day conference and trade show will incorporate perspectives from over 75 thought leaders across industry, government, technology and education, and will focus on building Utah's sustainable energy future.

SALT LAKE CITY (April 26, 2017) - After witnessing the president's signing of the Executive Order for a Review of Designations under the Antiquities Act at the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert offered the following comments:

SALT LAKE CITY (April 19, 2017) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement following Rep. Jason Chaffetz's announcement that he will not seek re-election in the Utah 3rd District:

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 30, 2017) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert has concluded his review of bills from the 2017 General Legislative Session. The following list reflects the governor's final actions on all legislation.

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 28, 2017) - Today Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed H.B. 442, Alcohol Amendments. The governor released the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 28, 2017) - Today Gov. Gary R. Herbert took action on the following bills from the 2017 General Legislative Session:

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 25, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed 49 additional bills, bringing the total number of bills signed from the 2017 General Legislative Session to 465.

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 24, 2017) - Today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert vetoed H.B. 11, State Boards and Commissions Amendments, and has returned the bill to the House of Representatives.

Governor signs bills

Thu, 23 Mar 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 23, 2017) - Today Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 13 additional bills from the 2017 General Legislative Session, bringing the total number of signed bills to 313.

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 23, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed H.B. 155, Driving Under the Influence and Public Safety Revisions, into law, but with significant caveats. The governor issued the following statement:

Governor signs 66 bills

Wed, 22 Mar 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 22, 2017) - Today Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 66 bills from the 2017 General Legislative Session, bringing the total number of signed bills to 300.

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 21, 2017) - Today Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 51 bills from the 2017 General Legislative Session, bringing the total number of signed bills to 234.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 21, 2017) - Today Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced Talent Ready Utah's first steps in working toward his goal of filling 40,000 new high-skill, high-paying jobs in Utah over the next four years.

Governor signs 47 bills

Mon, 20 Mar 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 20, 2017) - Today Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 47 additional bills from the 2017 General Legislative Session, bringing the total number of signed bills to 183.

Governor signs 33 bills

Mon, 20 Mar 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 20, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed 33 bills, bringing the total number of bills signed to 136 of 535 total passed during the 2017 General Legislative Session.

Governor signs 84 bills

Fri, 17 Mar 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 17, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed 84 bills, bringing the total number of bills signed from the 2017 General Legislative Session to 103.

Gov. Herbert signs H.C.R. 12

Fri, 17 Feb 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (February 17, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert today signed H.C.R. 12, Concurrent Resolution Urging Federal Legislation to Reduce or Modify the Boundaries of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

SALT LAKE CITY (February 17, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed the following 12 bills from the 2017 legislative session:

SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 17, 2017) - Utah's consensus revenue numbers were released today in cooperation with leaders from the Governor?s Office of Management and Budget and the legislature.

SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 10, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Carrie Cochran to the Board of Pardons and Parole.

SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 10, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Kirk Morgan as a judge to fill a vacancy on the First District Juvenile Court.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 20, 2017) - Governor Gary R. Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert witnessed the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, and issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 9, 2017) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued a statement following the death of Utah artist James C. Christensen:

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 29, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Kent Holmberg to fill a judicial vacancy on the Third District Court.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 29, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement following the death of former Brigham Young University Football Coach LaVell Edwards:

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 28, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement on President Barack Obama's national monument designation:

SALT LAKE CITY - The 1st District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 1st District Juvenile Court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Jeffrey Burbank, effective March 15, 2017. The 1st Judicial District includes Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 9, 2016) - As authorized by the President of the United States of America, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has ordered the immediate lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah in memory of John Glenn.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 6, 2016) - As authorized by the President of the United States of America, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has requested the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

SALT LAKE CITY (November 30, 2016) - Kristen Cox, executive director of the Utah Governor's Office of Management and Budget, will be honored Wednesday night with the prestigious 2016 Public Official of the Year award in Washington, D.C.

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 28, 2016) - Governor Gary R. Herbert has 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 Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Ellsworth's funeral, Wed., Nov. 30, 2016. The governor issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 23, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement following the death of Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Ellsworth who was killed in the line of duty on Friday, Nov. 18:

SALT LAKE CITY (November 21, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed the following bills from the Utah 2016 fourth special session:

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 14, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued a call for a special session of the Utah State Legislature. The session will be held on Nov. 16 at 4:00 p.m. The following items will be considered:

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 11, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Superintendent Sydnee Dickson issued the following statement in regards to recent reports of student harassment in Utah schools:

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 10, 2016) - Governor Gary R. Herbert has ordered the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of Utah on the day of West Valley City Officer Cody Brotherson?s funeral, Mon., Nov. 14, 2016. Officer Brotherson died in the line of duty on Sunday. The governor issued the following statement:

SALT LAKE CITY (November 10, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced appointments to his cabinet and senior staff:

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 6, 2016) ? Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement following the death of West Valley City police officer Cody Brotherson who was killed in the line of duty Sunday morning:

SALT LAKE CITY - The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 3rd District Court. The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Paul Maughan, effective December 1, 2016. The 3rd Judicial District includes Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 21, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Robert Lunnen, Anthony Howell and Kraig Powell as judges of the 4th District Court.

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