State of Utah Introduces Teleworking Program for Employees

The State of Utah is implementing a statewide teleworking program.  If successfully scaled to the state employee workforce, up to 2,555 currently commuting state employees may become eligible to participate in the telework program in the coming months. This means the State could potentially save up to 1,300 pounds of emissions a month, downsize or […]

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Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox announces rollout of statewide teleworking program for employees of the State of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (July 8, 2019) – Lt. Governor Cox has announced that the state is implementing a statewide teleworking program following the success of a pilot project that saw great success.  During the pilot program, 136 employees from four state agencies worked at least 3 days a week from home while reporting metrics on […]

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Governor Ceremonially Signs 15 Clean Air Bills in Honor of Earth Day

This year, the Utah Legislature put $29 million toward improving our air quality. On this Earth Day, Gov. Gary R. Herbert ceremonially signed 15 bills that will make real progress toward cleaning up our air. These bills will bring together the efforts of state government, private business, and individuals to make sure the air we […]

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Governor Herbert’s 2019 State of the State Address – Full Transcript

2019 State of the State Address Governor Gary R. Herbert President Adams, Speaker Wilson, members of the Legislature, justices of the Supreme Court, Utah’s First Lady, Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Cox, other constitutional officers, and my fellow Utahns: It is an honor to address you tonight. President Adams and Speaker Wilson, congratulations for being elected […]

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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: 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 Begins Tour Recognizing Clean Air Innovation

Air quality is a significant concern for Utahns, and there are a number of contributing factors. The natural makeup of valleys along the Wasatch Front seals in cold air in the valleys in the winter, trapping pollutants in a cloud above our cities, and in the summer, forest fires throw smoke into the mix. Along […]

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6th Annual Utah Governor’s Energy Development Summit

“Utah is committed to investing in the future, including establishing Utah as the Crossroads of the West and the nation for energy innovation and development.” – Governor Gary R. Herbert Governor Gary R. Herbert kicked off the sixth annual Utah Energy Development Summit: The Crossroads of Innovation, May 3-4, 2017 at the Grand America Hotel. […]

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