Gov. Cox issues executive order outlining how to display the historic state flag and new state flag
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox issued an executive order today continuing the significance of Utah’s historic state flag as Utahns gain a new state flag. The executive order reaffirms the historic state flag will continue to be displayed.
“As governor, I am proud to issue today an executive order requiring that the current state flag be flown at the Capitol at all times and at all state buildings on certain holidays and special occasions. I am further requesting that, during an upcoming session, the Legislature amend SB 31 to require the historic state flag be flown above the new state flag when the two flags are flown together. This will ensure that the historic flag will remain a symbol of our history and strength. (Read More)
79-year-old Weber State student becomes TikTok sensation with 2.3 million followers
Among the thousands of seniors finishing their last semester at Weber State University this spring, another kind of senior is relaunching her educational journey — and gaining millions of followers in the process. Sharon Barber, 79, is earning an associate’s degree at Weber State after taking a 40-year break to work and raise a family. She has five children, 16 grandchildren and recently welcomed her ninth great-grandchild. (Read More)
Utah Democratic Party Vice Chair Oscar Mata returns from trip to Taiwan with national delegation
Last week, Utah Democratic Party Vice Chair Oscar Mata traveled to Taiwan as part of a delegation from the Association of State Democratic Committees. Vice Chair Mata joined a select group of leaders from state parties across the country, along with ASDC Chair Ken Martin, on the trip. (Read More)
Romney, Bennet, Curtis, Garamendi reintroduce bipartisan, bicameral emergency wildfire cleanup bill
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Michael Bennet (D-CO), with Congressmen John Curtis (R-UT) and John Garamendi (D-CA), today announced the reintroduction of their bipartisan, bicameral Making Access to Cleanup Happen (MATCH) Act, legislation to expedite disaster cleanup, save taxpayers money, and prevent further disasters. (Read More)
Gov. Cox signs 10 bills of the 2023 General Legislative Session
Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox signed 10 bills today. Gov. Cox has signed 470 pieces of legislation from the 2023 General Legislative Session to date. Information on bills signed today can be found here.