Governor Issues “Stay Safe, Stay Home” Directive
SALT LAKE CITY (March 26, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued a “Stay Safe, Stay Home” directive to all Utahns today. This is not a shelter in place order, but rather the next step in the Urgent Phase laid out in the Utah Leads Together plan. This directive seeks to make clear what individuals […]
Gov. Herbert suspends sections of Utah statute regarding signature gathering
Changes makes accommodation for candidates to gather signatures to get on the ballot while following social distancing recommendations and requirements SALT LAKE CITY (March 26, 2020) – In order to better accommodate social distancing measures that help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order suspending certain sections of […]
Governor issues Executive Order relaxing requirements for telehealth providers
SALT LAKE CITY (March 25, 2020) – The governor issued an Executive Order today suspending sections of state statute that may make it difficult for health providers to provide telehealth care to their patients. The order allows medical providers to offer a telehealth service that does not comply with the security and privacy standards required […]
State clarifies instructions for mass gatherings
SALT LAKE CITY (March 21, 2020) – The Utah Department of Health has amended a recent order regarding mass gatherings, to clearly remove the potential criminal penalty associated with gathering in groups larger than 10. The governor issued the following statement: “Implementing rigorous social distancing measures is crucial to preventing the spread of novel coronavirus, […]
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