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Gov. Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson, Utah’s Congressional delegation, and state elected officials criticize Biden action to halt energy leases on federal lands

SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 21, 2021) – Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson, Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney, Reps. John Curtis, Blake Moore, Chris Stewart and Burgess Owens, Senate President Stuart Adams, House Speaker Brad Wilson and Attorney General Sean Reyes issued the following joint statement in response to the Biden […]

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Gov. Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson present FY 2022 budget proposal

CEDAR CITY (Jan. 11, 2021) — Gov. Spencer J. Cox and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson unveiled their FY 2022 budget priorities, featuring major investments in education, infrastructure, open space and a tax decrease.  The $21.7 billion budget includes $250 million to assist the state’s public health partners, households, businesses and schools affected by the coronavirus; […]

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Gov. Spencer Cox announces vaccine eligibility for Utah teachers, school staff and older adults

SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 8, 2021) – Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox today announced teachers and staff members in Utah’s K-12 schools will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning the week of January 11. Utah adults 70 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning the week of January 18. […]

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Inauguration 2021: Gov. Spencer Cox, Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson sign first executive order

FILLMORE, UTAH (Jan. 4, 2021) — In their first official action, Gov. Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson signed an executive order dealing with occupational licenses in front of the historic Territorial Statehouse in Fillmore.  Executive Order 2021-01 (link to unsigned copy) requires state agencies to review all occupational licenses to ensure they are […]

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Inauguration 2021: Gov. Spencer Cox, Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson and other statewide elected officials take the Oath of Office at Tuacahn Center of the Arts

IVINS, UTAH (Jan. 4, 2021) — Gov. Spencer Cox was sworn in as Utah’s 18th governor and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson as the ninth Lt. Governor of Utah in an open air ceremony at the Tuacahn Center for the Arts.  Utah Supreme Court Justice Paige Petersen administered the Oath of Office to Cox and Henderson […]

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