Governor Gary Herbert

Air Pollution
12:05 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Wood Smoke Targeted In Governor's Air Clean-up Effort

Utah Governor Gary Hebert has signed legislation geared at cutting air pollution by reducing wood burning in the state. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Governor Herbert
5:20 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Student's Initiative To Garner Visit From Governor

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.

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Local News
5:34 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

STEM Initiative Launches $2,000,000

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.

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State & Regional
6:00 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Gov: "Nothing" Not An Option For Utah On Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah will pursue some form of Medicaid expansion but has put off announcing specifics on his decision.

Herbert announced at his monthly televised news conference on Thursday that "doing nothing" to expand the program was off the table.

Under the federal health law, states have the option of expanding eligibility for Medicaid, the state-federal program for low-income people.

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Robert Redford Day
2:31 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Governor Herbert Honors Robert Redford

Credit Leslie Thatcher

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.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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