Gary Herbert

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


Medicaid coverage gap 'significantly larger'

The number of Utahns in the Medicaid coverage gap is "significantly larger" than previously calculated, according to a new analysis presented Thursday to the state's... Read more »

July 17, 2014


Herbert on Common Core: 'We are going to settle this question once and for all'

Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that he has directed the Utah Attorney General's Office to conduct a thorough review of the state's commitments and obligations... Read more »

July 17, 2014


There is a silver lining to Shurtleff and Swallow arrests

While I agree with Gov. Gary Herbert’s comment that the arrests of Swallow and Shurtleff are a “black eye for our state,” I believe we can hold our... Read more »

July 17, 2014


  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
to comment encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments