Governor Herbert’s 2020 Budget Plan

It is no secret Utah is succeeding economically. Our economy is thriving, our population is expanding, and our state revenue has reached a record high. With all this prosperity, we need to plan strategically to combat the challenges of our own success. The $19 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2020 that I have proposed addresses […]

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Governor’s Press Conference with KUER 11/15/2018

Governor Gary Herbert addressed questions from local reporters on wide-ranging issues, including: Medical Marijuana (Proposition 2), Utah County Elections Issues, Lawsuits, Education Funding, and the passing of notable Utahns. Watch here:    

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Governor Signs 136 Bills

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 20, 2018) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed 136 more bills and seven concurrent resolutions. This brings the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session so far to 325. Information on these bills can be found below. HB0012 Family Planning Services Amendments, Ward, R. […]

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Governor Signs 71 Bills

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 19, 2018) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed 71 more bills. This brings the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session so far to 182. Information on these bills can be found below. HB0013 Public Safety Peer Counseling Provisions, Perry, L. HB0025 Cannabinoid Product […]

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Governor Signs Utah Inland Port Authority Bill

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 16, 2018) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed 79 more bills and one concurrent resolution, including SB0234S04, Utah Inland Port Authority. He signed the bill following a very inclusive process that engaged Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, landowners, affected stakeholders, the Salt Lake […]

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Governor Signs 10 Bills

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 14, 2018) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed 10 more bills, bringing the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session so far to 31. Information on these bills can be found below. HB0044 Child Support Guidelines Amendments, McKell, M. HB0046S01 Educator Licensing Modifications, Peterson, […]

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Governor: we must all do our part to improve air quality

Clean air and water are integral to the high quality of life enjoyed here in Utah. In order to have meaningful progress in improving air quality, everyone must do their part. “Together we have reduced total emissions by approximately 35 percent over the past 10 years, but there is still important work to be done,” Gov. […]

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Governor Signs Two Bills

SALT LAKE CITY (Mar. 1, 2018) – Today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed two bills, bringing the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session so far to 21. Information on the bills signed today can be found below. HB0020 Political Activities and Elections, Peterson, J. SB0080 Exempt and Apportioned […]

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Governor lowers flags in memory of Billy Graham

SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 23, 2018) – President Donald Trump has issued a directive to lower flags to half-staff on Friday, March 2, 2018 for the interment of Rev. Billy Graham. In coordination with this proclamation, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has requested all flags at state facilities and public grounds to be lowered to half-staff […]

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Governor Signs 13 Bills

SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 22, 2018) – Prior to departing for National Governors Association meetings in Washington, D.C., Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed 13 bills, bringing the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session so far to 19. Information on these bills can be found below. HB0001S01 Public Education […]

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