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Let Me Speak to the Governor

Governor Gary Herbert answers questions from callers about Utah issues and concerns.

Governor Gary Herbert answers questions from callers about Utah issues and concerns.

Governor Gary Herbert answers questions from callers about Utah issues and concerns.
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Salt Lake City, UT

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Governor Gary Herbert answers questions from callers about Utah issues and concerns.

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English


Episodes

Utah, immigration and the 4th of July

6/28/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert takes listener calls and texts in his monthly appearance with KSL. This segment he answers a question about immigration and how Utah is very welcoming to refugees and immigrants from across the world. He also gives out his plans for the 4th of July which is to watch the festivities at the Stadium of Fire.

Duration:02:37:02

What is the inland port, SCOTUS has Utah ties

6/28/2018
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In his monthly appearance with KSL NewsRadio, Governor Gary Herbert takes listener calls and texts. The first topic discussed was the Inland Port and he explained how it can be beneficial. The Governor spoke about a trip out East he took to Washington D.C. as well touching on the news about the Supreme Court needing a new justice and how a pair with Utah connections are in consideration.

Duration:00:10:39

Medical marijuana needs more research

5/24/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert made his monthly appearance with KSL to give an update on what is going on with his office. Once again, medical marijuana was brought up by a caller who was wondering about the governor's thoughts on the topic. Herbert said once again that more research needs to be done on the impact of using marijuana as a medicine. Specifically, he said that studies need to show if the pain goes away from taking marijuana or if it is being masked.

Duration:00:09:06

The inland port explained

5/24/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert is back for his monthly "Let Me Speak to the Governor." The first question asked was about how the inland port is going to be fitting in within Utah. The governor explains how it will help with the economics with the port, how it will help the area and how it will connect with other areas out West.

Duration:00:12:45

Governor Gary Herbert on UTA, marijuana and SB 54

4/26/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert made his monthly appearance with KSL to give an update on what is going on with his office. The Governor takes listener phone calls to get what the people he was elected by wants to see happen. Once again, medical marijuana was brought by one caller who was wondering when Utah would get on board and move at a quicker pace to legalize the drug on some level. Another question was on UTA and the name change. Herbert said once again he is for structure changes but with...

Duration:00:42:01

Utah's Caucus System, Grand County's Government, Hybrid Car Tax

3/23/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert discusses how Utah's Republican party may react to SB-54 and if there will be a change to Utah's caucus system. He clarifies a bill affecting Grand County's local government. The Governor addresses an increase in hybrid car tax and how to balance transportation funding. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part...

Duration:00:08:06

Salt Lake's West Side Growth, Going Through Red Lights, Constitutional Carry, UTA's Name Change

3/23/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert discusses the concerns about Salt Lake City's west side growth. The Governor discusses the bill that would allow cars to go through red lights at times of the day when traffic is lighter. He clarifies why he thinks permit-less or constitutional gun carry laws aren't right for Utah. He also discusses the proposed name change bill of the Utah Transit Authority, or UTA, from March 22, 2018. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly...

Duration:00:10:19

Locks on Classroom Doors, Medicinal Marijuana, Legalized Gaming

3/23/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert discusses the a bill he signed allowing locks on classroom doors. The Governor talks about his stance on medicinal marijuana. He talks about the possibility of legalized gambling in Utah from March 22, 2018. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:11:38

2018 Legislative Session and Effects of an Inland Port

3/23/2018
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Governor Gary Herbert discusses the conclusion of the 2018 legislative session. The Governor takes questions about the effect of creating an inland port on air quality and economic growth from March 22, 2018. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:09:55

Preventing Mass Shootings

2/21/2018
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses the prevention of mass shootings. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:09:36

Education Funding

2/21/2018
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses education funding. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:10:44

Medicinal Marijuana Research

2/21/2018
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses medicinal marijuana research. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:07:49

Transition of Power

2/21/2018
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses the transition of power that happened while he went under for kidney stone surgery. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:13:36

Clerk who had seizure calls for compassion - October 19, 2017

10/19/2017
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A 7-Eleven clerk victimized by a thief while having a seizure calls for kindness and forgiveness. The Utah National Guard rescues an injured hiker from high in the Uinta Mountains. Utah's new Olympic Exploratory Committee holds its first meeting and discusses the costs of bidding for the Winter Games. An NRA insurance offer draws criticism. Former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott dies, ending a legal battle over his custody.

Duration:00:59:43

Former presidents reflect on state of politics - October 19, 2017

10/19/2017
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A 7-Eleven clerk victimized by a thief while having a seizure calls for kindness and forgiveness. The Utah National Guard rescues an injured hiker from high in the Uinta Mountains. Utah's new Olympic Exploratory Committee holds its first meeting and discusses the costs of bidding for the Winter Games. An NRA insurance offer draws criticism. Former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott dies, ending a legal battle over his custody.

Duration:00:59:00

Praise pours in for Gary Ott - October 19, 2017

10/19/2017
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A 7-Eleven clerk victimized by a thief while having a seizure calls for kindness and forgiveness. The Utah National Guard rescues an injured hiker from high in the Uinta Mountains. Utah's new Olympic Exploratory Committee holds its first meeting and discusses the costs of bidding for the Winter Games. An NRA insurance offer draws criticism. Former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott dies, ending a legal battle over his custody.

Duration:01:00:40

Gender Pay Gap

10/19/2017
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses the gender wage gap. KSL NewsRadio's Maria Shilaos hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:08:15

Operation Rio Grande

10/19/2017
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert discusses Operation Rio Grande and the police presence in downtown Salt Lake City. KSL NewsRadio's Maria Shilaos hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:06:43

DACA: Congress needs to quit kicking the can down the road

9/18/2017
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Governor Gary Herbert spoke out against President Donald Trump's move to get rid of DACA. He says that's created fear in a lot of Utahns. Herbert also says Congress needs to find a solution to the immigration crisis that would result in a more closed-off border. KSL NewsRadio's Maria Shilaos hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and...

Duration:00:05:52

Can Utah crack down on those who text and drive?

9/18/2017
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We've all been there. The person next to you is driving 70 mph down the freeway as they're texting and endangering your life. Are there more things the state of Utah can do to crack down on those texting and driving perps? KSL NewsRadio's Maria Shilaos hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It's a monthly radio show and podcast where you can ask Governor Herbert questions that are most important to you. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:00:12:32