State of Utah Introduces Teleworking Program for Employees
The State of Utah is implementing a statewide teleworking program. If successfully scaled to the state employee workforce, up to 2,555 currently commuting state employees may become eligible to participate in the telework program in the coming months. This means the State could potentially save up to 1,300 pounds of emissions a month, downsize or […]
Gov. Herbert and team work with clean power leaders in Italy while on trade mission
Governor Gary R. Herbert and his energy advisor, Laura Nelson, expanded relations with Enel Green Power (EGP) during the governor’s trade mission last month, meeting with Antonio Cammisecra, Head of EGP, and visiting the world’s oldest geothermal power plant in Tuscany. Utah currently ranks third in the U.S. for geothermal production. Last year, the state […]
USDA Forest Service and State of Utah Invest in Utah’s Future Through Shared Stewardship
SALT LAKE CITY (July 16, 2019) – U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed a Shared Stewardship agreement on May 22, 2019 that included a commitment to protect communities and watersheds by addressing the threat of catastrophic wildfire on National Forest System lands in Utah. Today, Secretary Perdue […]
Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox announces rollout of statewide teleworking program for employees of the State of Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (July 8, 2019) – Lt. Governor Cox has announced that the state is implementing a statewide teleworking program following the success of a pilot project that saw great success. During the pilot program, 136 employees from four state agencies worked at least 3 days a week from home while reporting metrics on […]
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