Governor dedicates Native American monument

Posted on: March 27th, 2015

Gov. Gary Herbert joined Shoshone Tribal Chairman Jason Walker to dedicate a site commemorating Native American settlements at the Galena Preserve on Friday. The site hosts a monument which consists of stone pedestals containing the tribal seals and stories of the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, the Navajo Nation, the Northwestern Band of the […]

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Governor joins local Boy Scouts to fight hunger

Posted on: March 24th, 2015

Gov. Gary Herbert joined the Utah Food Bank and Boy Scouts of America to kick off the 29th annual Scouting For Food drive. Scouting for Food is an annual event in which more than 55,000 Utah Boy Scouts go door-to-door to collect food items for the Utah Food Bank. “Hunger is a problem that affects […]

Governor: We are “closer than ever” to solving Medicaid issue

Posted on: March 16th, 2015

Gov. Herbert announced Thursday that key players in a decision on providing health coverage to Utahns living in poverty would tackle Medicaid expansion issues by July 31st, after which he will call a special session to implement their recommendation. The negotiations will include Gov. Herbert, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, House Speaker […]

Governor signs LGBT nondiscrimination and religious liberty bill

Posted on: March 12th, 2015

Gov. Herbert signed SB 296 Antidiscrimination and Religious Freedom Amendments into law Thursday night during a public ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. SB 296 addresses LGBT discrimination and religious freedoms. “I have no doubt that the eyes of the nation are upon us as we have shown a way to resolve a somewhat contentious issue […]

Legislative Session press conference – March 5, 2015

Posted on: March 5th, 2015

Gov. Herbert answered questions on Healthy Utah, medical marijuana and presidential primaries during his most recent press conference.

Healthy Utah 2.0

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015

Legislative Session press conference – March 3, 2015

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015

Gov. Gary Herbert answered questions about Healthy Utah, the state prison and non-discrimination legislation during his most recent Legislative Session press conference.

Governor tours research facility that adds STEM jobs

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015

Gov. Gary Herbert attended the opening tour of a new research facility for Nature’s Sunshine Friday, a global health and wellness company based right here in Utah. The Hughes Center for Research and Innovation will host scientific discovery and product innovation for nutritional supplements. This facility has added STEM jobs for scientists, researchers and medical doctors. […]

Governor pays tribute to Utah’s fallen soldiers

Posted on: February 28th, 2015

Governor Gary R. Herbert honored Utah’s fallen soldiers and their families Friday during a special tribute at the State Capitol. “Of all my duties as Governor, I would be hard-pressed to name another more significant than honoring those whose sacrifices have helped make our freedoms possible, as well as to salute their families” said Gov. […]

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National Governors Association 2015 Winter Meetings

Posted on: February 27th, 2015

Gov. Gary Herbert visited Washington, D.C. this week for the 2015 National Governors Association (NGA) winter meetings. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the NGA and will chair the bi-partisan organization beginning in July 2015. As an NGA leader, the governor works with other governors to find ways to limit the influence of the […]