Gary Herbert Gary Herbert en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:58:42 MST Newspapers In our opinion: Outdoor Retailer markets connect enthusiasts with Utah's outdoors We welcome the biannual Outdoor Retailer expo, which provides a chance for people from around the world to travel to our... Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:10:00 MDT EPA's Clean Power Plan draws Utah criticism and praise The long-awaited, highly controversial Clean Power Plan proposed by the Obama administration was released Monday, and the... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:30:00 MDT Governor signs plan to balance conservation, economic development in central Wasatch The planning to address conservation, preservation and economic development of the central Wasatch Mountains' most critical... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:55:00 MDT Herbert pleads with Obama to stop any new monument designations in Utah In a letter penned to President Obama on Monday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert urged that no new monument designations be made in... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:45:50 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Identifying proper roles of various government levels Gov. Gary Herbert's focus as chairman of the National Governors Association is on restoring proper balance in the... Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:00:00 MDT GOP delegates select Derrin Owens to replace Jon Cox in Utah House Derrin Owens has been selected to fill the vacant District 58 seat in the Utah Legislature that represents Sanpete County and... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:10:00 MDT Resolutions on Medicaid expansion, prison relocation are weeks, maybe months away By the end of the week, two of the biggest issues facing the state were supposed to be resolved. But state leaders are going... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:33:16 MDT My view: Utah leaders, don't let EPA fool you twice The Supreme Court’s ruling last month against the Environmental Protection Agency’s costly mercury regulation was... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:05:00 MDT Gov. Herbert, tribal leaders celebrate 10th anniversary of Native American Summit This year marks the 10th annual Governor's Native American Summit, a milestone for Native American and Utah government... Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:04:34 MDT Federal prosecutors deny SUWA influence in ATV protest ride case Government attorneys have rebutted claims that a federal judge's friendship with an environmental group's lawyer prevented... Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:00:00 MDT Weather to blame for major shortage in donations to Utah Food Bank Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:35:00 MDT Gov. Herbert tours state prison to weigh rebuild in Draper Gov. Gary Herbert took a four-hour tour of the Utah State Prison on Tuesday to see firsthand the pluses and minuses of... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:55:00 MDT Herbert says new Medicaid expansion plan less than a month away Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he and other state leaders are less than a month away from having a new Medicaid expansion... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:59:50 MDT Derek B. Miller: The personal side of business — for better and not just for worse "Business" is made up of people — for better or for worse. While there are enough examples showing the "worse" side of... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:04:24 MDT Letter: Constitutionally elected Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert now heads National Governors Association Gov. Gary Herbert became chairman of the National Governors Association Saturday, announcing an agenda aimed at showcasing... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:10:00 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A more political version of a Pioneer Day parade The Days of ’47 Parade Committee likes to keep the parade as nonpolitical as possible. We understand the need for... Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Does secret southern Utah meeting mean feds are plotting new national monument? Several top federal officials from Washington quietly attended a "Gathering of the Tribes" in southeastern Utah last weekend.... Fri, 24 Jul 2015 23:50:00 MDT John Florez: Prison move calls for humility — and revisiting what the prison system should be now and in the future It is now in the taxpayers’ interest to take a second look at what Utah’s prison system should be, given the new... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT My view: Why Republicans should not support Healthy Utah The sad fact is that the federal money Utah would be using for Healthy Utah is entirely funded by debt. In other words, the... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Group opposed to prison move tries again to win approval to launch referendum Supporters of keeping the state prison in Draper made another attempt Wednesday to win approval from Utah Supreme Court to... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:45:00 MDT A. Scott Anderson: ‘Tulip bubble’ won’t repeat, but low euro value challenges European economies During Gov. Gary Herbert’s recent trade mission to Europe, a stop in the Netherlands reminded us of one of... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:35:00 MDT Letter: Repairing coverage gap Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT My view: Cutting methane waste provides chance to purify air, boost economy What’s still surprising for us in Utah is that our air pollution challenges are more than just an urban problem. In... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT My view: In the spirit of humanity, let’s adopt Healthy Utah In the spirit of humanity for all, and recognizing that each of us or our loved ones could at some time find ourselves in... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Utah Medicaid plan could pave way for other states, lawmakers say While at least a dozen states that have expanded Medicaid are dealing with unexpectedly high enrollment and budget concerns,... Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:15:00 MDT Herbert calls for more protection of Guard facilities following Tennessee rampage In light of the shooting rampage in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has ordered the Utah National Guard to... Sun, 19 Jul 2015 11:10:00 MDT Utah Supreme Court halts effort to launch referendum to keep prison in Draper An attempt by a state lawmaker to help a group opposed to moving the state prison from Draper launch a referendum was... Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:34:12 MDT 'Conceptual framework' on Medicaid expansion announced Just days after House Republicans heard a woman who had lobbied them for Medicaid expansion died after not getting the care... Fri, 17 Jul 2015 20:45:00 MDT My view: Utah needs to move forward with health coverage for those below poverty level It is time for Gov. Gary Herbert and the House and Senate leadership to finish their task of agreeing on a credible plan to... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Senate approves appointing Stan Lockhart to State School Board Utah senators gave final approval Wednesday to appointing Stan Lockhart to fill a vacancy on the Utah State Board of Education. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:23:39 MDT Action urged on Medicaid expansion, but deadline won't be met About 50 Utahns gathered on the steps of the state Capitol to urge lawmakers holding interim meetings Wednesday to finally... Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:20:40 MDT Phil Lyman finds irony in being face of ATV activism San Juan County Commission Chairman Phil Lyman discussed his criminal case pending in federal court with a small group of... Wed, 15 Jul 2015 16:15:00 MDT Economic impact of Draper prison move could be lower — or almost $1 billion higher — than estimated A new look at the economic impact of moving the Utah State Prison from Draper found that developing the site could generate... Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:05:00 MDT Report: Utah millennials more politically independent, supportive of gay rights Utah's young adults are more likely to identify as nonreligious, supportive of gay rights, socially conscious and politically... Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:00:00 MDT My view: Depleted uranium should not be Utah’s problem to solve alone Hopefully Gov. Gary Herbert and his environmental officials won’t let Utah be a dumping ground for the federal... Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:10:00 MDT Gov. Herbert's re-election campaign off to an early start Even though he isn't up for re-election until next year, Gov. Gary Herbert is already gearing up for what may be a tough race... Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:15:00 MDT Letter: What are they waiting for? It has recently been announced that decisions on Medicaid expansion will not be made until January. I ask these elected... Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Let the people decide It’s good to hear Gov. Herbert say, in essence, let the people decide. I wonder why he doesn’t let the people... Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Economic analysis of prison move was key to pushing project forward The analysis estimating that moving the Utah State Prison from Draper and developing the site could have an $1.8 billion... Sat, 11 Jul 2015 18:15:00 MDT University Hospital celebrates 50 years of service It started as a hospital that primarily served the local community in 1965. Since then, University Hospital has treated more... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:49:36 MDT SUU student appointed as student regent Southern Utah University student Bailey Bowthorpe has been appointed as a student regent on the State Board of Regents for... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:44:21 MDT 'Slow the Flow' campaign joins forces with Home Depot to save water The 'Slow the Flow, Save H2O' campaign has joined forces with Home Depot to educate businesses and homeowners on ways to... Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:21:10 MDT State teachers of the year call for 'transformation' in education policy, practices Educators gathered Wednesday at a conference hosted by the National Network of State Teachers of the Year to discuss... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:40:00 MDT Recommendation about new prison site may not come until October It now may take until Oct. 1 for the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission to make a recommendation on where to move the... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:15:00 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert hesitant to tweak Utah anti-discrimination and religious freedom law Gov. Gary Herbert isn't anxious to tweak Utah's new anti-discrimination and religious rights law or dive into the tough issue... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:19:38 MDT Rep. Jon Cox resigns to become Herbert's communications director Gov. Gary Herbert announced Wednesday that Rep. Jon Cox, R-Ephraim, is resigning his seat in the Legislature to take over as... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:49:30 MDT Letter: No one above the law Phil Lyman was acting as a private citizen when he chose to break the law. As such, he shouldn't receive Gov. Herbert's funds... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT New analysis points to governor's health plan as best deal, sparks sharp debate A new Medicaid expansion analysis calling Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan "far more advantageous" to the state than the... Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:30:00 MDT Letter: Case for and against Sun, 05 Jul 2015 00:43:32 MDT