2020 State of the State Address
President Adams, Speaker Wilson, members of the Legislature, justices of the Supreme Court, Utah’s First Lady, Jeanette, Lieutenant Governor Spencer and Mrs. Cox, other constitutional officers, and my fellow Utahns: I am grateful to be here to address you this evening. I’d like to welcome our legislators back to the hill and also extend a […]
Gov. Herbert presents budget recommendations for FY2021
Governor Gary Herbert presented his budget recommendations for FY2021 today at This is the Place Heritage Park. The governor’s budget recommendations for the coming fiscal year emphasize strategic investments that plan for growth and aim to ensure a high quality of life for all Utahns. Highlights in this year’s $20 billion budget include: $4.9 billion […]
FAQ: Answers to your questions on Utah’s new tax law
How will the new tax law affect me personally? It’s difficult to say without knowing your specific income or household size. But we can tell you that about 85 percent of Utahns will pay less under our new tax system than they paid under the old one. Factoring in adjustments to sales tax and gas […]
Gov. Gary Herbert: Why Utah needed tax reform
The following Op-Ed was initially published in the Deseret News on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Utah governance is defined not only by our thriving and diverse economy, but also by our willingness to look down the road and tackle tough issues before they become a crisis. Reforming tax policy is always difficult. It’s technical, it’s […]
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