Governor Signs One Bill
SALT LAKE CITY (July 7, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed one bill. This brings the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the Fifth Special Session so far to 23. Information on this bill can be found below. SB5011 High Risk Population Protection Amendments, Bramble, C. ###
Utah Recognized as one of the Best States for Child Well-Being
Utah recently gained high praise and recognition for its excellence in childhood well-being from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. In their 2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book, the Foundation ranked Utah 4th out of all 50 states for child well-being. This heartening result speaks to the hard work of many parents, educators, and community members who […]
Gov. Herbert lowers flags in honor of 1st Lt. Kenneth Allen
SALT LAKE CITY (July 2, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has ordered the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of Utah on Friday, July 3, 2020, in honor of the life and service of 1st Lt. Kenneth Allen, who will be laid to rest […]
Governor Signs 11 More Bills
SALT LAKE CITY (June 29, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 11 bills. This brings the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the Fifth Special Session so far to 22. Information on these bills can be found below. HB5010 Covid-19 Economic Recovery Program, Spendlove, R. HB5011 WPU Value Increase Guarantee, Schultz, […]
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