Gary Herbert

Welcome, Mr. President — please see Utah as a pretty, great state, not just a flyover state

Mr. President, you’re making your first presidential visit, and it's been eight years since an August 2007 campaign stopover. Much has changed since then.... Read more »

April 2, 2015


Obama's visit to Utah — what happened to all the protesters?

The point here is not to lament the lack of official protests led by elected officials. It is, rather, to point out the hypocrisy of protesters. Read more »

April 1, 2015


Governor vetoes bill naming highway after former House Speaker Becky Lockhart

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed five bills Wednesday, including one that would have designated a segment of I-15 in honor of late House Speaker Becky Lockhart. Read more »

April 1, 2015


Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit

President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via Marine One during the overnight stay. Read more »

April 1, 2015


Utah, Indiana religious freedom laws not alike

Cheers rang out when Utah passed a religious freedom and anti-discrimination bill last month. But in Indiana, a newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act has... Read more »

April 1, 2015


Air quality advocates call prohibition of wood-burning ban a 'slap in the face'

By signing a bill that prohibits an all-out ban on wood burning, clean air advocates say Gov. Gary Herbert has thrown the Utah Division of Air Quality "under the bus." Read more »

April 1, 2015


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