Gary Herbert

Higher education, demographics among proposed changes to school grading system

Tami Pyfer, Gov. Gary Herbert's education adviser, proposed a series of changes to Utah's controversial school grading system during a meeting this week of the... Read more »

April 23, 2014

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Public hearings for criminal justice policy review announced

The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice will hold three public hearings for interested parties to share ideas for criminal justice policy changes. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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A compilation of the shortest political books ever written

Celebrities, politicians and even sports figures love to write books. We’ve searched Amazon.com for the shortest books ever written. Here are the titles and... Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Idaho, Wyoming watching Utah's Medicaid expansion efforts

Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting some attention from neighboring states that initially rejected the coverage available under... Read more »

April 19, 2014

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Western states to feds: Turn over public lands

A public lands summit at the Utah State Capitol drew top legislative leaders from eight Western states who are trying map out a plan to gain control of certain federal... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Utah jobless rate up slightly at 4.1 percent

Utah’s unemployment rate for March is at 4.1 percent. Officials say 35,800 jobs have been added to the Utah economy since March of 2013. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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