Governor Gary Herbert en Wood Smoke Targeted In Governor's Air Clean-up Effort <p>Utah Governor Gary Hebert has signed legislation geared at cutting air pollution by reducing wood burning in the state. Lynn Ware Peek has more.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:05:03 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek 11750 at Student's Initiative To Garner Visit From Governor <p>Utah Governor Gary Herbert is scheduled to visit a group of Heber City high school students today, who urged lawmakers this year to pass a bill allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to serve as election poll workers. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:20:34 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 11257 at STEM Initiative Launches $2,000,000 <p>Heeding Governor Herbert's challenge to support science, technology, engineering and math or STEM education, businesses in Utah stepped up and launched a more than $2,000,000 media campaign to increase interest in STEM education. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:34:00 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 9567 at STEM Initiative Launches $2,000,000 Gov: "Nothing" Not An Option For Utah On Medicaid <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Gary Herbert says Utah will pursue some form of Medicaid expansion but has put off announcing specifics on his decision.</span></p><p>Herbert announced at his monthly televised news conference on Thursday that "doing nothing" to expand the program was off the table.</p><p>Under the federal health law, states have the option of expanding eligibility for Medicaid, the state-federal program for low-income people.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 01:00:00 +0000 KPCW 9183 at Gov: "Nothing" Not An Option For Utah On Medicaid Governor Herbert Honors Robert Redford <p>Film actor, director and founder of the Sundance Institute Robert Redford was honored by the state of Utah Saturday, with November 9th being proclaimed as Robert Redford Day in Utah.&nbsp; KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:31:40 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 6429 at Governor Herbert Honors Robert Redford