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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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Gov. Herbert taps Val Hale to lead state’s economic development

Gov. Gary R. Herbert has named Val Hale as director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Hale will assume his new role on Mon., Aug. 4, 2014. “Val is a man of extraordinary experience, talent and drive, with a unique background in economic development, marketing, public relations, international affairs, government and community relations,” said […]

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Making government work for Utahns: Utah’s Real Estate Division

We all want a more efficient government that can play its role without slowing down the wheels of commerce. When we succeed, it’s good for the economy and for all Utahns. With a booming economy and a growing housing industry, Utah has solidified its position as the best place to raise a family–and that often […]

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Energy Development in Utah

Utah is a national leader for energy production ranked 10th in natural gas production, 11th in crude oil production, 14th in coal production, and 1st recoverable oil shale and oil sand reserves. This past year alone, energy development generated roughly $600 million in state and local revenues, with $70 million going directly to support education. Energy jobs […]

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