Governor Herbert’s 2018 State of the State Address

Posted on: January 24th, 2018

2018 State of the State

Governor’s 2018 Legislative Priorities and Utah Accolades

Posted on: January 24th, 2018


Gov. Herbert Testifies in Washington, D.C. on Bears Ears Bill

Posted on: January 9th, 2018

This morning, Gov. Gary R. Herbert testified on H.R. 4532, a bill introduced by Utah’s newest congressional representative, Rep. John Curtis. Named the Shásh Jaa’  National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act, this bill aims to establish lasting legislative protections in the Bears Ears region. Although public lands in Utah have been a contentious […]

Gov. Herbert Unveils Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2019

Posted on: December 13th, 2017

Gov. Gary R. Herbert revealed his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 today at Davis Technical College. While the budget may not sound like the most exciting component of government work, drafting a budget proposal for our legislature is one of the governor’s most important constitutional duties, and an important aspect of shaping Utah’s future. […]

Governor Herbert Discusses Health Care Solutions with CMS Administrator Verma

Posted on: November 14th, 2017

Seema Verma, Administrator of the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services, visited Salt Lake City Monday to discuss Utah’s recently approved Medicaid waiver and announce the formal approval of the state’s implementation plan for those funds. Money from this waiver can now be used to reimburse service providers. While the Affordable Care Act extended coverage […]

Federal Government Approves Medicaid Waiver

Posted on: November 1st, 2017

This morning, Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced the approval of Utah’s request to the federal government to expand Medicaid services in Utah. On November 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — through its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services — formally approved Utah’s request to expand Medicaid services to between 4,000 and […]

Governor Appoints Judge Paige Petersen to Utah Supreme Court

Posted on: October 31st, 2017

Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Judge Paige Petersen to serve as a justice on the Utah Supreme Court. If confirmed Judge Petersen will fill the vacancy created by Justice Christine Durham, who will retire on Nov. 15, 2017. “The judicial appointments I make are among the most significant and enduring things I will do […]

Governor Returns from Trade Mission to Israel and Jordan

Posted on: October 31st, 2017

Governor Herbert has returned from a week-long trade mission in Israel and Jordan, where he spent the week strengthening business and diplomatic ties.   The Governor traveled with his Office of Economic Development and business leaders from across Utah during the mission, and met with leaders of both countries, including King Abdullah the II and […]

Governor Speaks at Southern Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit

Posted on: October 6th, 2017

    Utahns all across the state have much to be proud of. We have our world-class snow and ski resorts, our thousands of miles of hiking and biking trails, our rivers, lakes and streams teeming with trout and other game fish — as well as abundant wildlife in our mountains forests and deserts, and […]

Puerto Rico Needs Utah’s Help

Posted on: October 4th, 2017

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, Governor Herbert sent the following letter to a wide variety of religious organizations, asking Utahns to appeal to the better angels in their nature and reach out to help our fellow U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. You can find his personal appeal to Utah citizens on […]