SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says the state has no intention of delaying the November election following President Donald Trump's suggestion that increased mail-in voting due to the coronavirus pandemic would result in fraud.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says concerns from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about a perceived lack of safeguards for religious beliefs in a proposed Utah ban on so-called conversion therapy raise legitimate questions.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It will be legal next year in Utah for state-approved farmers to grow medical marijuana to be used by researchers and dying patients, and the state will monitor the safety of marijuana extract oils being sold in stores under new legislative measures signed this month by Gov.
A newly released audio recording of a conference call about the future of a lucrative outdoor retailer show in Utah reveals that Gov. Gary Herbert refused to acquiesce to demands from heavy hitters of the outdoor industry to abandon his push to have the Bears Ears National Monument rescinded.
Utah's governor is calling on lawmakers this year to consider reining in and pruning more than 100 tax credits and exemptions the state offers in order to collect more money for schools and other government services.
Gov. Gary Herbert has continued on a massive fundraising tear in the past few months, raising more than $1 million in recent months as he tries to fend off a re-election challenge next week from Overstock.com executive Jonathan Johnson for the Republican nomination.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he's disappointed in himself and his campaign for offering to meet with lobbyists in exchange for campaign donations as he faces a tough re-election battle for the GOP nomination.
Utah's governor and top legislators say they've agreed to have lawmakers meet in a special session next month to restore funding to several educational programs that Gov. Gary Herbert nixed with a line-item veto in March.