Governor Concludes Bill Signing
SALT LAKE CITY (April 1, 2020) – Today was the final day of Gov. Gary R. Herbert’s bill signing period. He signed nine bills, vetoed 5, and signed HB3, with line item vetoes. The letters explaining those vetoes and line item vetoes are attached. One bill went into law without the governor’s signature, and the […]
State Issues Public Health Order Extending Closure of Dine-In Options, Controlling Gatherings and Line Formations
SALT LAKE CITY (April 1, 2020) – The Utah Department of Health has issued an order extending closure of dine-in options at food service establishments until April 15. The order also reiterates strict hygiene and public health standards that must be followed at dining establishments, including specific cleaning practices and monitoring employees for symptoms. While […]
Gov. Herbert Issues Moratorium on Residential Evictions for Tenants Impacted by COVID-19
SALT LAKE CITY (April 1, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued an Executive Order today instituting a moratorium on residential evictions for a narrow group of tenants who have been directly impacted by COVID-19. The order is effective immediately and applies only to individuals who have suffered wage or job loss as a result […]
Governor Signs Six Bills
SALT LAKE CITY (March 31, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed six bills today. This brings the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2020 General Legislative Session so far to 467. Information on these bills can be found below. HB2 New Fiscal Year Supplemental Appropriations Act, Last, B. HCR9 Concurrent Resolution […]
Governor Gary R. Herbert – Biography
Governor Gary R. Herbert took office in 2009 and is currently the nation’s longest-serving governor. During his time in office, he has kept a resolute focus on economic development, improving Utah’s educational excellence, and working today to guarantee that Utah will continue to maintain its high quality of life far into the future. Under his leadership, Utah’s economy has risen to a position of national and international success.
Governor Herbert was born and raised in Utah County, where he would eventually serve as a County Commissioner for 14 years. He attended Brigham Young University, served six years in the Utah National Guard (from 1970-1976), and started a successful real estate brokerage and development company, Herbert and Associates Incorporated.
He served as the past president of the Utah Association of Realtors and the past president of the Utah Association of Counties…Read More