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Deseret News
Herbert, Johnson present different visions for Utah education; both call for unitySALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert and his Republican challenger, Jonathan John
Herbert, Johnson present different visions for Utah education; both call for unity
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert and his Republican challenger, Jonathan Johnson, have both identified education as a key issue in their campaigns, committing to unifying lawmakers and educators in improving student outcomes. It's a topic that's... Read more
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Deseret News
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Suggested statements for political warriors to bring buzzwarriors engaged in election battles, we offer suggestions for statements that
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Suggested statements for political warriors to bring buzz
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
warriors engaged in election battles, we offer suggestions for statements that will surely capture attention. Gov. Gary Herbert and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox: "You know what? We really must be doing a great job! 8,000 billboards can't be... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Push on to protect Bears EarsNational Monument without consulting local officials still rankles, said Jonath
Push on to protect Bears Ears
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
National Monument without consulting local officials still rankles, said Jonathan Cox, spokesman for Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Backers of the Bears Ears monument gathered last week with the aid of Aspen-based EcoFlight at Canyonlands... Read more
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Deseret News
John Florez: Have students become pawns for politicians?students might be used as pawns by politicians for political gain, they would d
John Florez: Have students become pawns for politicians?
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
students might be used as pawns by politicians for political gain, they would demand change. Remember in November. Gov. Gary Herbert and the state Legislature appear to use our K-12 students as pawns for what looks like political gain when they... Read more
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Deseret News
State, education leaders gear up for summer deliberation as school year endsrevisit issues and update education policies from the 2016 legislative session,
State, education leaders gear up for summer deliberation as school year ends
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
revisit issues and update education policies from the 2016 legislative session, such as testing and accountability. Gov. Gary Herbert has also raised the possibility of another special legislative session to make changes to the student assessment... Read more
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Deseret News
What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 primariesbecause Utah's two high-profile, statewide primary elections are partisan: The
What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 primaries
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
because Utah's two high-profile, statewide primary elections are partisan: The Republican governor's race between Gov. Gary Herbert and challenger Jonathan Johnson; and the Democratic U.S. Senate race, with two candidates competing to challenge... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Death Penalty Fast Factsexecutions. Williams says the moratorium is an "unconstitutional takeover of po
Death Penalty Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
executions. Williams says the moratorium is an "unconstitutional takeover of powers." March 23, 2015 - Utah Governor Gary Herbert signs legislation making the firing squad an authorized method of death if the drugs required for lethal... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Governor Herbert defends joining lawsuit over transgender bathroom accessSALT LAKE CITY — Utah Governor Gary Herbert defended the decision to join a law
Governor Herbert defends joining lawsuit over transgender bathroom access
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Governor Gary Herbert defended the decision to join a lawsuit over President Obama’s order to schools to provide bathroom access to transgender students. In remarks Thursday, the governor said he was sensitive to the issues... Read more
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Deseret News
Jay Evensen: Utah's election is clear as mudRepublicans who unregistered from the party as a protest against Donald Trump b
Jay Evensen: Utah's election is clear as mud
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
Republicans who unregistered from the party as a protest against Donald Trump but who still want to choose between Gov. Gary Herbert and his challenger, Jonathan Johnson. But don’t worry, there is hope. I warn you, the following description is... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
UTA says it will be more transparent after closed meetings controversyrevenues from sales tax dollars, faced criticism over the decision to close wor
UTA says it will be more transparent after closed meetings controversy
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 5 days ago
revenues from sales tax dollars, faced criticism over the decision to close working group meetings to the public from Gov. Gary Herbert and municipal leaders. Most recently, the Salt Lake County Council and Utah County Commission threatened to cut... Read more
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Deseret News
Energy summit details massive project planned for Uinta Basin$50 million investment this year. Saxberg, president and chief executive offic
Energy summit details massive project planned for Uinta Basin
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
$50 million investment this year. Saxberg, president and chief executive officer of Crescent Point Energy, joined Gov. Gary Herbert at a news conference Wednesday during the fifth annual Governor's Utah Energy Development Summit to detail plans... Read more
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Deseret News
Jay Evensen: Like it or not, politics and money go togetheris the board chairman of Overstock. His other contributions totaled about $47,0
Jay Evensen: Like it or not, politics and money go together
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
is the board chairman of Overstock. His other contributions totaled about $47,000, as of last week. The incumbent, Gov. Gary Herbert, has raised a lot of money ($602,000 in the past month alone, according to a Deseret News report) through... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
False documents fuel controversy in Bears Ears National Monument debateterm.” The letters and fliers are another sign of what has become a bitter fig
False documents fuel controversy in Bears Ears National Monument debate
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
term.” The letters and fliers are another sign of what has become a bitter fight. Several Utah lawmakers, including Gov. Gary Herbert, sit on the other side of the debate. “Talking about the desire we have for them ‘not’ to designate a national... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah's energy summit highlights challenges, successesat Tesoro, detailing how they've weathered the volatile commodity market. On W
Utah's energy summit highlights challenges, successes
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
at Tesoro, detailing how they've weathered the volatile commodity market. On Wednesday, participants will hear from Gov. Gary Herbert and Scott Saxberg, chief executive officer of Crescent Point Energy, on why there's good reason to ride out the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
1,000 extra officers to hit Utah roadways for ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaignDavid P. Gardner Hall at the University of Utah for its “Click It or Ticket” ca
1,000 extra officers to hit Utah roadways for ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
David P. Gardner Hall at the University of Utah for its “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Harding, chief-of-staff for Gov. Gary Herbert, said he was driving his family to Gardner Hall when a driver in front of him became impatient in traffic and... Read more
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Deseret News
National conservative group backs Jonathan Johnson's bid to oust Herbertconservative principles threw its support Tuesday behind Republican Jonathan Jo
National conservative group backs Jonathan Johnson's bid to oust Herbert
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
conservative principles threw its support Tuesday behind Republican Jonathan Johnson's campaign to unseat GOP Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. FreedomWorks, which has a history of fighting for or against candidates in Utah, intends to help Johnson's... Read more
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Deseret News
Derek B. Miller: Utah's economic development workhorseexpertise and advocacy of EDCUtah. This effort means more jobs for more Utahns
Derek B. Miller: Utah's economic development workhorse
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
expertise and advocacy of EDCUtah. This effort means more jobs for more Utahns. At the depths of the Great Recession, Gov. Gary Herbert set a goal to accelerate private sector job growth by 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. This target wasn’t selected... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Billboard campaign asks tourists to avoid UtahPublic lands are under attack in Utah." Among those participating in the press
Billboard campaign asks tourists to avoid Utah
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
Public lands are under attack in Utah." Among those participating in the press conference is a former appointee of Gov. Gary Herbert, Brad Petersen, who directed Utah's Office of Outdoor Recreation until December 2015. "I can't find any... Read more
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Deseret News
Herbert says Sec. Jewell offered assurances on monument: 'We are not the Clinton administration'SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert said he met this month with Interior Secreta
Herbert says Sec. Jewell offered assurances on monument: 'We are not the Clinton administration'
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert said he met this month with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who assured him that "we are not the Clinton administration," he said, and a national monument will not be designated in Utah without local input. The... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Safe Haven Law aimed to protect unwanted babies celebrates 15 year anniversaryfour years ago. “He`s been probably the greatest gift that we could have ever
Safe Haven Law aimed to protect unwanted babies celebrates 15 year anniversary
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
four years ago. “He`s been probably the greatest gift that we could have ever received,” said Marcie Steinicke. Gov. Gary Herbert declared today, Utah Newborn Safe Haven Day. In 2001, Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Salt Lake City, and former Sen.... Read more
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Deseret News
Group targets Utah's public lands fight with ad campaignrecreation, stepped down from the post last fall after a little more than two y
Group targets Utah's public lands fight with ad campaign
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
recreation, stepped down from the post last fall after a little more than two years in the post created by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Herbert has been a vocal critic of federal land management policies, insisting the state can do a better job... Read more
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Billboard
Rickey Smith Remembered by 'American Idol' Alum Carmen RasmusenSmith had passed. Rasmusen took it hard as she "soflty sobbed" while her husban
Rickey Smith Remembered by 'American Idol' Alum Carmen Rasmusen
Billboard / Posted 9 days ago
Smith had passed. Rasmusen took it hard as she "soflty sobbed" while her husband Bradley Herbert, the son of Utah Governor Gary Herbert, held her hand. "It was Rickey who told me he thought I was the true American Idol, because at such a young age... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Utah defends busting theater for serving booze at ‘Deadpool’that the law violates free speech rights and is so broadly written that it woul
Utah defends busting theater for serving booze at ‘Deadpool’
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
that the law violates free speech rights and is so broadly written that it would apply to Michelangelo's "David." Gov. Gary Herbert said it's not a First Amendment issue. "This is about laws regarding the selling of alcohol. And the laws are... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for pornsuch as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to."
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for porn
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
such as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to." Some key Utah officials, including Gov. Gary Herbert, have spoken out against pornography, calling it such things as a plague, pandemic and scourge that warps... Read more
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Deseret News
Overstock founder Patrick Byrne fuels Jonathan Johnson gubernatorial campaigndoes not have access to the funds from donors that the incumbent governor has,"
Overstock founder Patrick Byrne fuels Jonathan Johnson gubernatorial campaign
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
does not have access to the funds from donors that the incumbent governor has," Hansen said. Johnson is challenging Gov. Gary Herbert for the GOP nomination. Delegates at the state Republican Party convention last month threw the majority of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for pornsuch as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to."
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for porn
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
such as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to." Some key Utah officials, including Gov. Gary Herbert, have spoken out against pornography, calling it such things as a plague, pandemic and scourge that warps... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for pornsuch as the Internet,” he said. “I don’t think they have the jurisdiction to.”
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for porn
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
such as the Internet,” he said. “I don’t think they have the jurisdiction to.” Some key Utah officials, including Gov. Gary Herbert, have spoken out against pornography, calling it such things as a plague, pandemic and scourge that warps... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for pornsuch as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to."
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for porn
Savannah Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
such as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to." Some key Utah officials, including Gov. Gary Herbert, have spoken out against pornography, calling it such things as a plague, pandemic and scourge that warps... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for pornsuch as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to."
Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for porn
WAOW Wausau / Posted 10 days ago
such as the Internet," he said. "I don't think they have the jurisdiction to." Some key Utah officials, including Gov. Gary Herbert, have spoken out against pornography, calling it such things as a plague, pandemic and scourge that warps... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah defends busting theater for serving booze at 'Deadpool'that the law violates free speech rights and is so broadly written that it woul
Utah defends busting theater for serving booze at 'Deadpool'
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
that the law violates free speech rights and is so broadly written that it would apply to Michelangelo's "David." Gov. Gary Herbert said it's not a First Amendment issue. "This is about laws regarding the selling of alcohol. And the laws are... Read more
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Roll Call
Oklahoma Law Banning Abortion Unlikely to Reach Supreme CourtOklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, left, shown here with Colorado Gov. John Hickenloope
Oklahoma Law Banning Abortion Unlikely to Reach Supreme Court
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, left, shown here with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, right, and Utah Gov. Gary Herbert last year, has five days to act on the abortion bill passed Thursday by the Oklahoma legislature. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images file... Read more
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Deseret News
Has Utah's new election law created a culture for corruption?Gov. Gary Herbert, the Utah Legislature and Utah’s political elite have been at
Has Utah's new election law created a culture for corruption?
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
Gov. Gary Herbert, the Utah Legislature and Utah’s political elite have been at war with the Utah Republican Party’s grass roots for the past three years. Federal District Judge David Nuffer recently issued a final opinion on the Utah Republican... Read more
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Deseret News
Utahns speaking out on pending Medicaid expansion planfor full expansion did not take in the conservative majority House and Senate.
Utahns speaking out on pending Medicaid expansion plan
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
for full expansion did not take in the conservative majority House and Senate. A partial expansion plan curated by Gov. Gary Herbert also did not gain enough votes to cover a larger number of Utahns. "So we're back to a starting point," Herbert... Read more
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Deseret News
Gov. Herbert: Bears Ears resolution won't 'jeopardize anything'SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday a strongly worded resolution f
Gov. Herbert: Bears Ears resolution won't 'jeopardize anything'
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday a strongly worded resolution from Utah lawmakers opposing a new Bears Ears national monument won't hurt his discussions about the designation with the Obama administration. "I don't think it's going... Read more
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Deseret News
Democrats say county primary election voter letters favor GOPthe voter decide how to proceed," he said. The most hotly contested statewide
Democrats say county primary election voter letters favor GOP
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
the voter decide how to proceed," he said. The most hotly contested statewide race on the Republican side is between Gov. Gary Herbert and challenger Jonathon Johnson. For the Democrats, it's Misty Snow and Jonathan Swinton vying for the U.S.... Read more
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Marshall Independent
A look at Trump's Supreme Court picksfilling the gap." THOMAS LEE, Utah The associate justice of the Utah Supreme
A look at Trump's Supreme Court picks
Marshall Independent / Posted 11 days ago
filling the gap." THOMAS LEE, Utah The associate justice of the Utah Supreme Court was appointed by Republican Gov. Gary Herbert in 2010. He is the brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a staunch ally of former GOP presidential candidate... Read more
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Denver Post
A look at Trump's Supreme Court picksfilling the gap." THOMAS LEE, Utah The associate justice of the Utah Supreme
A look at Trump's Supreme Court picks
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
filling the gap." THOMAS LEE, Utah The associate justice of the Utah Supreme Court was appointed by Republican Gov. Gary Herbert in 2010. He is the brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a staunch ally of former GOP presidential candidate... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
A look at Trump's Supreme Court picksfilling the gap." THOMAS LEE, Utah The associate justice of the Utah Supreme
A look at Trump's Supreme Court picks
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
filling the gap." THOMAS LEE, Utah The associate justice of the Utah Supreme Court was appointed by Republican Gov. Gary Herbert in 2010. He is the brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a staunch ally of former GOP presidential candidate... Read more
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Deseret News
Jay Evensen: Why another Utah Olympics would be a losernow return this subject to the spotlight. One is the ongoing effort by local po
Jay Evensen: Why another Utah Olympics would be a loser
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
now return this subject to the spotlight. One is the ongoing effort by local politicians to bid for the 2026 Games. Gov. Gary Herbert has expressed his support (although the Legislature this year failed to pass a joint resolution directing the... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah lawmakers pass resolution against proposed Bears Ears national monumentas Obama considers designating the 1.9 million-acre monument in San Juan County
Utah lawmakers pass resolution against proposed Bears Ears national monument
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
as Obama considers designating the 1.9 million-acre monument in San Juan County before he leaves office next January. Gov. Gary Herbert called the special session to deal with education funding issues and added the resolution to the agenda. His... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah legislature passes resolution opposing Obama monument planswith Utah leaders before making any designation of a Bears Ears National Monume
Utah legislature passes resolution opposing Obama monument plans
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 12 days ago
with Utah leaders before making any designation of a Bears Ears National Monument under the Antiquities Act. Governor Gary Herbert is expected to sign the non-binding resolution, a spokeswoman told FOX 13 on Wednesday night. The resolution... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah Legislature restores $4.7 million for education in special sessioneducation programs during a special legislative session Wednesday. That fundin
Utah Legislature restores $4.7 million for education in special session
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
education programs during a special legislative session Wednesday. That funding was vetoed almost two moths ago by Gov. Gary Herbert, reducing supplemental funding for a public preschool program, a reading intervention program for elementary... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bush appointed majority of Trump’s Supreme Court picksthe bench in 2015Thomas Lee of Utah Associate Chief Justice on the Utah Suprem
Bush appointed majority of Trump’s Supreme Court picks
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
the bench in 2015Thomas Lee of Utah Associate Chief Justice on the Utah Supreme Court Appointed by Utah Republican Gov. Gary Herbert in 2010, took the bench in 2010William Pryor of Alabama Federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah Justice Tom Lee on Trump's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nomineeshe already has the job he wants and is looking forward to advancing his conserv
Utah Justice Tom Lee on Trump's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
he already has the job he wants and is looking forward to advancing his conservative reform agenda in the Senate. Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Tom Lee to the Utah Supreme Court, where he currently serves as associate chief justice, in July... Read more
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Deseret News
Group of parents against transgender directive asks for action from state leaderswhat the full implications are for states that do or don't comply with the dire
Group of parents against transgender directive asks for action from state leaders
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
what the full implications are for states that do or don't comply with the directive, which is not legally binding. Gov. Gary Herbert has also voiced opposition to the "Dear Colleague" letter issued by the U.S. departments of education and... Read more
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Deseret News
Opponent accuses Herbert of 'selling access' to governor's officeSALT LAKE CITY — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz accused Gov.
Opponent accuses Herbert of 'selling access' to governor's office
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz accused Gov. Gary Herbert Wednesday of abusing his power at a secretly recorded meeting with lobbyists where he offered to meet with their clients in exchange for campaign... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Group rallies at State Capitol against designation of Bears Ears national monumentlimiting some activities on the land. "We treasure it because of our tradition
Group rallies at State Capitol against designation of Bears Ears national monument
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 days ago
limiting some activities on the land. "We treasure it because of our traditional ways of life,” Tom said. Gov. Gary Herbert supports Tom and other members of the Navajo Nation calling on President Obama to put the brakes on... Read more
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Deseret News
Critics question shrinking expectations for Medicaid extensionexpansion plan after learning it will cover 6,000 fewer people than originally
Critics question shrinking expectations for Medicaid extension
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
expansion plan after learning it will cover 6,000 fewer people than originally promised. The proposal — signed by Gov. Gary Herbert in March and supported by Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams — was... Read more
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Deseret News
Both sides jockeying over possible Bears Ears monument designationfor President Barack Obama to use his authority under the Antiquities Act to de
Both sides jockeying over possible Bears Ears monument designation
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
for President Barack Obama to use his authority under the Antiquities Act to designate the new monument in Utah. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, the majority of the Utah Legislature, the San Juan County Commission and Utah's congressional delegation are... Read more
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The Washington Times
The Latest: Mormon church weighs in on transgender guidanceset for the hearing. The guidance from the Obama administration is not legally
The Latest: Mormon church weighs in on transgender guidance
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
set for the hearing. The guidance from the Obama administration is not legally binding but schools could lose federal aid if they don’t comply. Republican Utah Gov. Gary Herbert calls it federal overreach. He says he’ll fight the order if necessa... Read more
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