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Letter of Condolences

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

By Governor Gary R. Herbert   Dear Governor Janice K. Brewer, Jeanette and I offer our heartfelt condolences to you and the residents of Arizona for the tragic loss of the nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshot fire crew. The fallen firefighters were heroic public servants who sacrificed their lives in order to protect [...]

A Father’s Day Message

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

Reading to the Herbert Grandchildren By Governor Gary R. Herbert Bill Cosby said, “Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.” I whole-heartedly echo his sentiment. Being a father and grandfather is the greatest joy of my life. I truly believe that any success I [...]

A Comprehensive State Response to Data Breach

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

                            By Governor Gary R. Herbert Remarks given on May 15, 2012, regarding the  Medicaid data breach   Overview On April 2 my office was notified of an information breach of health data on a server managed by the Department of Technology Services (DTS). [...]

2012 Energy Summit

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

by Governor Gary R. Herbert A few months ago, I had the opportunity to visit the site at Camp Williams where the National Security Agency is building its first Comprehensive National Cyber-security Initiative (CNCI) Data Center – which will be called, simply, the Utah Data Center when it is complete. TheUtahDataCenteris a nearly $2 billion [...]

Storm Victims: Watch Out For Scams!

Monday, December 5th, 2011

By Gary R. Herbert Governor The recent wind damage which impacted so many Utah families and companies has prompted many to come forward to volunteer aid.  As Utah and its citizens continue to clean-up, recover, and prepare for the next winter storm, I am asking homeowners and businesses to be extra vigilant against scams which [...]

Event of the Week: Honoring Our Nisei Veterans

Friday, November 18th, 2011

By Gary R. Herbert Governor I was  privileged to honor the Nisei Veterans  of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th Infantry Battalion, and the Military Intelligence Service on Veterans Day. I was overcome with feelings of honor and reverence as we paid tribute to these true American heroes. Their story is one to be [...]

My Thoughts On Veterans Day

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Utah’s Hunger Action Month

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

By Gary R. Herbert Governor Food. It’s one of the basic necessities of life and something many of us take for granted. 1 in 7 Utah children under the age of 18 is at risk of hunger and may need to rely on organizations like the Utah Food Bank to eat. Today, I had the privilege [...]


Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Welcome to my blog! I am excited to launch this extension of the Governor’s website, which will provide an opportunity for the citizens of Utah to access valuable insights and information from the executive branch. I am a firm believer in open government and meaningful communication. I recognize that accurate, first-hand information is invaluable, and [...]