Gary R. Herbert

Unique choices for inauguration prayers nationally and locally produce firsts

A couple of firsts happened this week in the tradition of having prayers open and close the inauguration ceremonies of elected leaders in Utah and the nation's capital. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2013


Prosperity 2020 plan to improve education includes more spending, new revenue

The business leaders behind Prosperity 2020 presented their plan for investing in education on Wednesday, which included a call for increased spending in education... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2013


Herbert, other state officeholders sworn in at Capitol ceremony

Gov. Gary Herbert praised the resilience of Utahns, from the pioneers who settled the state to a couple who lost their home in last summer's wildfires, after he was... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2013


Herbert to be sworn in as governor for third time in less than four years

Gov. Gary Herbert will take the oath of office for the third time in less than four years at an inauguration ceremony in the state Capitol rotunda on Jan. 7 that will... Read more »

Dec. 25, 2012


Utah governor stands up for state-based insurance exchange

Gov. Gary Herbert is moving forward with Utah's version of a health care exchange, with or without the blessing of the federal government. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2012


Photo gallery: Flags lowered in Utah to mark Connecticut tragedy

Gov. Gary R. Herbert ordered all flags on state-owned facilities to be flown at half-staff Friday in honor of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2012


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