Posts related to ‘Education’

Governor visits students in Beaver and Piute counties

Posted on: April 16th, 2015

Gov. Gary Herbert met with students in Beaver and Piute counties yesterday to share the importance of education and listen as they sang and told stories about their schools and communities. He stopped at Circleville Elementary (students from nearby Oscarson Elementary were also in attendance) Beaver High School and Piute High School. Students from Circleville […]

A look back on presidential visits to Utah

Posted on: April 6th, 2015

Last week, Gov. Gary Herbert greeted President Barack Obama as he made his first trip to Utah as president. The visit by Mr. Obama marks the state’s 132 presidential visit to the state. Present and past governors have showcased Utah’s beauty during presidential visits. Nineteen presidents have visited the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square, two presidents […]

Governor signs bills to benefit Utah’s tribes during special ceremony

Posted on: March 31st, 2015

Gov. Gary Herbert signed three bills that benefit Utah’s tribes into law Monday during a special ceremony at the Utah Capitol attended by leaders of the Navajo Nation. The three bills the governor signed were HB 33 American Indian-Alaskan Native Education Amendments, SB 90 Utah Navajo Royalties Amendment and SCR 2 Concurrent Resolution Regarding Navajo […]

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 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. […]