Gary Herbert

Utah government officials monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have asked local school districts to find ways to educate students at home beginning next week. The school dismissal decision was announced Friday by the Utah COVID-19 Task Force, the Utah Department of Health, and the Utah Association of Local Health Departments.

Utah Law Makers Repeal Tax Reform Bill

Jan 28, 2020
Matilyn Mortensen

The tax reform bill passed last month by the Utah State Legislature was repealed by lawmakers Tuesday morning. In the House, the vote to repeal the bill passed 70-1 and in the Senate the vote was unanimous. 

Governor Herbert Announces Proposed 2021 Budget

Jan 8, 2020
U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Governor Gary Herbert announced his budget recommendations for fiscal year 2021 on Wednesday morning. 

During his October news conference, Gov. Herbert focused highly on new tax reform legislation and modernization initiatives.

Salt Lake Tribune

  The FBI is reportedly investigating a political action committee run by governor Gary Herbert’s former campaign manager. After a contentious debate, the Salt Lake County Council 

Utahns will vote on medical marijuana this November.

Opponents of Utah's medical marijuana ballot initiative are dropping their lawsuit seeking to prevent the question from being put to voters in November.

The action by Drug Safe Utah Monday clears the path to place the initiative on the ballot.


Mitt Romney takes a hard stance on Dreamers and suggests a merit-based U.S. immigration system. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signs a Medicaid expansion bill that will cover 70,000 needy Utahns, if the federal government approves it. And a look back at this past weekend's student-led march against gun violence as well as the counter demonstration by gun rights activists.  


Governor Gary Herbert’s Wednesday press conference included a discussion of mass shootings and how to prevent them. The exchange started with a question from Bob Bernick of Utah Policy.

ACLU To Keep An Eye On Bolstered Rio Grande Policing

Jul 28, 2017
Dennis Stock

As Utah officials guarantee more police surveillance in Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande District, some groups are worried about potential civil rights violations from Utah law enforcement.