Gary Herbert Gary Herbert en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 27 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sat, 27 Dec 2014 23:02:44 MST Newspapers Letter: Vote for cleaner air With elections only weeks away, please think about your responsibility as caretakers of this planet. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Utah Senate seeks public comment on judicial nominee The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Angela Fonnesbeck, who recently was appointed to fill... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:25:30 MDT Utahns urge lawmakers to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion alternative About 100 Utahns held a vigil on the state Capitol steps Saturday night urging the Utah Legislature to pass Gov. Gary... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:07:07 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Our frank opinion on Utah ballot proposals Early voting is underway, and Utahns are deciding which candidates and which ballot propositions to support. We’re... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Drew Clark: Critics of Utah's low-tax, business-friendly policies miss the mark A state needs businesses that are willing to invest their capital to have the best climate for economic growth and... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Federal government extends same-sex marriage recognition to Utah, six other states The federal government is expanding recognition of same-sex marriage and extending federal benefits to couples in Utah and... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:41:46 MDT Governor appoints 2 judges to 3rd District Court Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Laura S. Scott and L. Douglas Hogan as judges to fill vacancies on the 3rd District Court. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:58:39 MDT State officials laud low-sulfur fuel as key to air pollution fix Conversion to low-sulfur fuel along the Wasatch Front for motorists' vehicles provides the best, least costly fix to the... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:00:16 MDT Traditional marriage supporters want Utah to enforce Amendment 3 A group supporting traditional marriage has drafted a resolution urging Gov. Gary Herbert to enforce Utah's Amendment 3,... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:00:00 MDT Drew Clark: Supreme Court avoids same-sex marriage decision, but not the fallout It may not be possible to go back on the Supreme Court's Monday decisions on same-sex marriage. But the legal maneuverings in... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:45:10 MDT More Utahns get health insurance as Affordable Care Act rules take effect The number of uninsured Utahns has decreased as the economy rebounds and some additional options have become available to... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:55:00 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert's campaign fundraiser sells out, another planned Gov. Gary Herbert's sold-out annual campaign fundraising gala Saturday night was so popular this year, he's planning on... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:58:44 MDT John Florez: Gov. Herbert was wrong to turn down money for preschool What are we to believe when Gov. Gary Herbert says he supports children and education but then turns down the opportunity to... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Utah gets waiver from some No Child Left Behind policies The U.S. Department of Education approved a one-year extension of Utah's waiver from No Child Left Behind, exempting the... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:55:38 MDT Health care divides Stewart, Robles in congressional debate Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, and state Sen. Luz Robles, D-Salt Lake, candidates for Utah's 2nd Congressional District, talked... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:14:29 MDT Mitt Romney holds campaign rally for Mia Love Congressional candidate Mia Love filled a Thanksgiving Point stage at a rally Wednesday with local, state and national GOP... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:35:00 MDT Ute Tribe accuses assistant A.G. of making 'overtly racist' statements The elected leadership of the Ute Indian Tribe says statements made in federal court last month by an assistant Utah attorney... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:40:00 MDT Appeals court dismisses Utah gay marriage recognition case Appeals court dismisses Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case, while supporters of traditional marriage aren't letting... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:15:46 MDT Jay Evensen: Utahns should take note of why Norway dropped its Olympic bid The IOC's list of pampering demands was endless and ridiculous. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:16:35 MDT Affordable housing helps prevent, cures homelessness in Utah, new report says Affordable housing both prevents and helps cure homelessness in Utah, according to the latest Comprehensive Report on... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT My view: National parks remind us of last year’s government shutdown This week marks the one-year anniversary of the government shutdown of 2013. The occasion represents the worst and best of... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Healthy Utah would provide stability The (Healthy Utah) plan would provide a measure of economic stability to the poor, thereby strengthening their marriages,... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Governor, A.G. say Common Core hasn't cost Utah control of education standards Utah's governor and attorney general assured Tuesday that the state's adoption of Common Core standards did not violate any... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:20:00 MDT Utah leaders use games to find priorities for the future Governor Gary Herbert's "Your Utah Your Future" has partnered with Envision Utah and Utah companies to come up with a series... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:15:00 MDT State School Board names 4 candidates for superintendent position The Utah State Board of Education announced Monday the names of four people being considered to fill the position of state... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:57:55 MDT Calls for civility accompany same-sex marriage action Utahns' reaction to today's U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear the state's appeal of a lower-court ruling allowing... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:15:00 MDT Same-sex marriage now legal in Utah The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear same-sex marriage appeals from Utah and four other states, leaving in place... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 08:05:00 MDT Natalie Gochnour: Utah state budget — 'the rest of the story' Gov. Gary Herbert and the Legislature deserve praise for managing state finances admirably during the Great Recession. Now we... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:12:41 MDT Cowboy Express gallops into Utah to protest federal land managers A group of Nevada and Utah ranchers are taking their frustration with the BLM to Washington D.C., by aiming to complete the... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:20:00 MDT Herbert's clean air team: Move to clean fuels for cars immediately Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's Clean Air Action team says the most effective way to cut down on air pollution is to make low sulfur... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:55:00 MDT New poll shows more support for Sen. Mike Lee More than half of Utah voters, 54 percent, approve of the job Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is doing, according to a new... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:10:00 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert wants lawmakers to 'pull together' on Medicaid expansion alternative Gov. Gary Herbert told an audience Tuesday at his annual health summit that included Utah lawmakers they need "to find a way... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:00 MDT Nominees announced for 1st District Juvenile Court vacancy The 1st District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the juvenile court. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:25:14 MDT Utah in wait-and-see mode on same-sex marriage State officials say they're ready for the seemingly remote possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court would let lower court... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:57:08 MDT Don't expect Gov. to announce Medicaid plan at health summit Gov. Gary Herbert isn't ready yet to announce a final deal has been reached with the federal government on his Healthy Utah... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:50:00 MDT Archives Month presentations focus on building history "Building History" is the theme of presentations hosted by the Utah State Archives in observance of Utah Archives Month in... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:14:49 MDT Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:47:22 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Utah's education funding needs a boost, not a crisis Does Utah face an education crisis because of low per-pupil spending? Should some transportation funding be transferred to... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:33:22 MDT Coast-to-coast horseback ride against the BLM begins, headed to Utah A 2,800-mile horseback ride across the country began Friday in California and is slated to end in 20 days in Washington, D.C.... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:34:57 MDT Governor orders criminal probe, workplace safety investigation of Stericycle A three-pronged investigation into the activities at the Stericycle medical waste incineration plant in North Salt Lake was... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:15:00 MDT Wilderness proposal unveiled for Summit County, High Uintas The Wilderness Society wants Summit County leaders to sign off on a designation of just under 28,000 acres in the High Uintas... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:54:33 MDT David N. Sundwall: It's time: Expand Medicaid in Utah now Here are five reasons for my support of Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan in closing the coverage gap for low-income Utahns. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT Q-and-A with Val Hale: a 'pretty unbelievable' career path Val Hale has been athletic director at BYU and a vice president at UVU; now the governor has appointed him head of the... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:50:00 MDT U.S. approaching 'sudden' phase of bankruptcy, George Will tells Utah audience Between costly entitlement programs and mortgaging their cost to future generations, the nation is approaching the 'sudden'... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:35:00 MDT Lawmakers prep to discuss Healthy Utah potential in upcoming session Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:35:00 MDT World War II veterans grateful for recognition on Utah Honor Flight World War II veteran Fred Roberts can't find the words to express his gratitude for the recognition of his service and... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:45:00 MDT Stericycle critics: Shut it down now An anonymous whistleblower interviewed on EnviroNews claims radioactive material was illegally incinerated at Stericycle's... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:25:00 MDT Senate confirms Sen. John Valentine to head Utah Tax Commission Though his Senate colleagues said it was hard to let him go, they unanimously confirmed Sen. John Valentine to head the Utah... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:06:00 MDT Interior secretary promised no surprise new monuments in Utah, Herbert says Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell promised Utah won't be surprised... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:35:00 MDT Gov. Herbert reports $166 million budget surplus The state announced a $166 million budget surplus Tuesday, thanks to both savings and growth. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:45:00 MDT