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Gov. Cox to meet in Washington County as part of “Utah 360” tour

Utah governor Spencer Cox sitting in a wooden chair talking during an interview
Francisco Kjolseth
The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox during an interview at the governor’s mansion talking about the ongoing drought and the Great Salt Lake on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

As part of the “Utah 360” statewide tour, Gov. Spencer Cox is set to visit Washington County this week.

During his two-day visit to the county, Cox will be meeting with various groups of students on Thursday, Oct. 6, and Friday, Oct. 7.

Cox will speak to Utah Tech University’s Institute of Politics at 12 p.m. on Thursday, then on Friday, will speak with the St. George Chamber of Commerce at 12 p.m. Lastly, Cox will end his visit to the county by attending the 23rd Annual Utah Tech University Hall of Fame event at 5:30 p.m.

News media are invited to attend a short media availability session outside the Gardner Student Center Ballroom following Cox’s discussion with Utah Tech University’s Institute of Politics. Media will have full access to the “Salute to America” event with both the St. George Chamber of Commerce and Utah Tech Hall of Fame events.

“Utah 360” has been an effort for officials to visit several rural and urban communities throughout Utah with the intentions of discussing future conditions of the state and its people. Thus far, officials have participated in the event by going to town hall meetings, site visits, and by speaking at different trade programs, universities, and K-12 schools.

Jared Gereau is pursuing a Journalism major with an emphasis in Social Media at Utah State University. He is planning on using his experience to pursue a career with USU Athletics sometime after he graduates. In his free time, Jared enjoys watching movies, playing games and creating content for his YouTube channel.