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Governor Calls Special Session

SALT LAKE CITY (June 16, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued a proclamation today calling the Utah Legislature into a Fifth Special Session on Thursday, June 18, at 9:30 a.m.  The following items will be considered:  Adjusting the fiscal year 2020 and fiscal year 2021 budgets and making statutory changes relating to those budgets; […]

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Governor Maintains Current Health Risk Guidance

SALT LAKE CITY (June 5, 2020) – Today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert extended to June 12, 2020 his Utah COVID-19 health risk status order of May 29, 2020. All current health risk guidance for the state remains unchanged. Specifically, the COVID-19 public health risk status remains Orange (Moderate Risk) in Salt Lake City, Bluff and […]

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Governor and Lt. Governor’s statement on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ decision to hold General Conference remotely, limit mass gatherings

SALT LAKE CITY (March 11, 2020) – On Wednesday, March 11, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to hold its April sessions of General Conference remotely and limit mass gatherings to help mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus. Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox, who chairs the […]

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Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox statement on positive case of COVID-19 on the Utah Jazz

NBA announces decision to suspend season following tonight’s games SALT LAKE CITY (March 11, 2020) – This evening, Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox were informed that a player on the Utah Jazz has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while in Oklahoma City, and that the team is being screened […]

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Gov. Gary R. Herbert to deliver 2019 State of the State Address

What: Gov. Gary R. Herbert will outline key public policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session during his 2019 State of the State address. When: Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. Where:  Utah State Capitol, House Chamber Notes: A pool video feed will be provided through KTVX. Pool photography will be provided by the Deseret […]

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Governor Herbert to Announce Economic Development Team

Sep. 16, 2009 WHO: Governor Gary R. Herbert WHAT: Governor Herbert will introduce the State’s Economic Development team. As the Governor stated in his inaugural address, Economic Development is one of primary focuses for his administration. This team of professionals will energize the effort in Utah. WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 10 a.m. WHERE: Gold […]

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Governor Herbert to Launch Utah’s Complete Count Committee

Sep. 08, 2009 WHO: Governor Gary R. Herbert and others WHAT: Governor Herbert will announce the launch of Utah’s Complete Count Committee – a group each state has been asked to form to encourage participation in the 2010 Census. WHEN: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Capitol Board Room Utah State Capitol Complex Public […]

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Governor Herbert to Announce New Initiative

Sep. 03, 2009 WHO: Governor Gary R. Herbert and others WHAT: Governor Herbert will announce an exciting new initiative to improve state government through efficiency, transparency and accountability WHEN: Thursday, September 3, 2009 10 a.m. WHERE: Gold Room Utah State Capitol Complex Public parking is available on the east side of the Capitol Complex, accessible […]

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Gubernatorial Inauguration Set for Tuesday

Aug. 07, 2009 SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Lieutenant Governor Gary R. Herbert will take the oath of office to officially become Utah’s 17th Governor on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The inauguration will begin at noon in the State Capitol Rotunda, shortly after Governor Jon Huntsman signs his formal resignation to become U.S. Ambassador to China. […]

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Herbert to Announce Utah’s Next Lt. Governor

Aug. 04, 2009 WHO:    Lt. Governor Gary R. Herbert WHAT:    Herbert will announce his nominee to replace him as Lt. Governor. WHEN:    Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:00 AM WHERE:    Gold Room, Utah State Capitol There is a public parking lot on the east side of the Capitol Complex, accessible from East Capitol Boulevard.

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