Gary Herbert

U.S. Supreme Court delivers second message, for Utah, on same-sex marriage requirement

For the second time in seven months, the Supreme Court of the United States has been forced to weigh in, procedurally, on the legal contest surrounding the definition... Read more »

July 22, 2014


Utah unemployment rate second lowest in U.S., report says

Utah is tied for the second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, as the state’s jobless rate dropped to 3.5 percent. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate... Read more »

July 19, 2014


Supreme Court issues stay in Utah gay marriage recognition case

The U.S. Supreme Court put recognition of same-sex marriages performed in Utah on hold until the outcome of the state's appeal of a lower court ruling. Read more »

July 18, 2014


It's time to scrutinize Common Core standards through rigorous review process

Gov. Gary Herbert has requested a careful review process of the Common Core education standards. It's important that the process delve into specifics, not general... Read more »

July 21, 2014


State School Board postpones decision on NCLB waiver

The State School Board postponed a decision Thursday on whether to request an extended waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »

July 17, 2014


Gov. says Utah will comply with law if Sotomayor doesn't grant stay

The governor's office says the state will comply with the law if the U.S. Supreme Court doesn't stay a lower court ruling calling for recognition of same-sex marriages... Read more »

July 17, 2014


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