Governor Announces Utah’s COVID-19 Transmission Index: A New Paradigm in COVID Guidance
Yesterday, Governor Herbert was joined by Director Richard Saunders and Dr. Angela Dunn of the Utah Department of Health to unveil the state’s new response plan to the coronavirus pandemic. This novel framework arrives during a time when the state has seen spiking case counts across the board. Though Utah fared well during the initial […]
Utah Ranked Second in the Nation for Economic Momentum
The Federal Funds Information for States (FFIS) recently released their index of economic momentum for the third quarter of 2020, which saw Utah take the second best position in the nation. A measure of economic vitality, the index includes three indicators to gauge each state’s performance: personal income growth, employment growth, and population growth. Utah […]
Governor Announces Small Business Grant
During the governor’s weekly press briefing this morning, Governor Herbert announced the launch of a new $2 million “Small Business Quarantined Employee Grant” for small businesses in Utah. The grant was created using federal CARES Act funding as a way to provide an important lifeline to Utah’s many small businesses who may be experiencing payroll […]
Governor Appoints Tanji Northrup as Interim Commissioner of Utah Insurance Department
SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 30, 2020) Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced the appointment of Tanji Northrup to serve as the Interim Commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department following the retirement of former Commissioner Todd E. Kiser. “Tanji has offered valuable advice to my office on insurance matters as deputy commissioner,” said Gov. Herbert. “Her expertise […]
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