Gov. Herbert pushes for tax reform
A recent article published in Utah Business stressed the importance of Gov. Herbert’s recent push encouraging the Utah Legislature to modernize tax the state sales tax structure.
EXECUTIVE ORDER Prohibiting Unlawful Workplace Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation and Ordering a Mandatory Supervisor Training Program
WHEREAS, the State of Utah does not tolerate unlawful workplace harassment, discrimination, or retaliation and is committed to providing an inclusive, respectful, and civil work environment for state employees and all citizens who interact with state government; WHEREAS, a respectful workplace reduces stress, interpersonal conflict, and absenteeism and increases job satisfaction, productivity, knowledge sharing, understanding, […]
Gov. Herbert signs S.B. 96, Medicaid Expansion Adjustments, into law
SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 11. 2019) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement this afternoon after signing SB 96, Medicaid Expansion Adjustments, into law. “SB 96 balances Utah’s sense of compassion and frugality. It provides quality coverage to the same population covered by Proposition 3 in a meaningful, humane and sustainable way. It […]
How I see S.B. 96: Sustainable Medicaid Expansion
Without any kind of Medicaid expansion, roughly 70,000 Utahns would be too poor to qualify for subsidies on the federal health insurance exchange, and yet would not qualify for Medicaid. We have all been concerned about filling this significant “coverage gap” in our social safety net. Meanwhile, under the Affordable Care Act, Utahns have been […]
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