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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


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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


UTNG pulls off tricky mountain rescue - 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: 00:58:52


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


Air quality

10/19/2017
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert talks about Utah's air quality. 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: 00:11:54


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


Olympic Bid

10/19/2017
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Utah Governor Gary Herbert discusses an exploratory committee to place a bid to host the Olympics in Salt Lake City again. 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: 00:14:02


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


How is Utah tackling the opiod epidemic?

9/18/2017
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Governor Gary Herbert is attempting to tackle the opioid epidemic from numerous angles. One is by pushing Utah doctors to prescribe fewer opioid statewide. Also, the state of Utah is encouraging prescription companies to discover and produce prescriptions that aren't as addictive and destructive as opioids. 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....

Duration: 00:08:44


Herbert speaks out against the Affordable Care Act

9/18/2017
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Under the weight of Obamacare, Utah has experienced a collapse of insurance providers. Now, nearly half of Utah's counties only have one insurance provider. The rest couldn't keep up with the market that the individually-mandated healthcare created. KSL NewsRadio's Maria Shilaos hosted Let Me Speak to the Governor. It is 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...

Duration: 00:12:13


Is Utah getting too crowded?

7/27/2017
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Utah is growing at a rapid rate. At what point does the government stop encouraging people to move here and start their businesses in Utah? Also, how will Utah handle education funding cuts from the federal government? In the July edition of KSL NewsRadio's Let Me Speak to the Governor, Governor Gary Herbert focuses on the action plan to combat crime, violence, and homelessness in the Rio Grande Area. He and other local leaders are working on a plan to be implemented soon that involves...

Duration: 00:10:59


Creating jobs and growth in rural Utah

7/27/2017
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In the July edition of KSL NewsRadio's Let Me Speak to the Governor, Governor Gary Herbert focuses on the action plan to combat crime, violence, and homelessness in the Rio Grande Area. He and other local leaders are working on a plan to be implemented soon that involves increased enforcement of laws and ways to help victims get their lives back together. The governor also explains how the state plans to accommodate Utah's growing population and the plan for conserving water.

Duration: 00:06:20


Does Utah have enough water to keep up with the population growth?

7/27/2017
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In the July edition of KSL NewsRadio's Let Me Speak to the Governor, Governor Gary Herbert focuses on the action plan to combat crime, violence, and homelessness in the Rio Grande Area. He and other local leaders are working on a plan to be implemented soon that involves increased enforcement of laws and ways to help victims get their lives back together. The governor also explains how the state plans to accommodate Utah's growing population and the plan for conserving water.

Duration: 00:13:34


Combating crime and homelessness in the Rio Grande Area

7/27/2017
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In the July edition of KSL NewsRadio's Let Me Speak to the Governor, Governor Gary Herbert focuses on the action plan to combat crime, violence, and homelessness in the Rio Grande Area. He and other local leaders are working on a plan to be implemented soon that involves increased enforcement of laws and ways to help victims get their lives back together. The governor also explains how the state plans to accommodate Utah's growing population and the plan for conserving water.

Duration: 00:10:59


Special elections continued, cannabis debate, and more

7/13/2017
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Governor Gary Herbert talks to Maria Shilaos about the continued debate over the special election of replacing former congressman Jason Chaffetz. He explains the laws and process on how to do that which is outlined in the Utah Constitution. He also takes caller questions over concerns with rural Utah and how to economically improve those areas.

Duration: 00:42:35


Special elections, Bears Ears, and more

5/23/2017
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Governor Gary Herbert talks to Doug Wright about what the process for replacing a sitting U.S. Congressman looks like in the State of Utah. Because Representative Jason Chaffetz will be leaving office before his term ends, the Governor will call a special election. Mr. Herbert also talks about Utah's DUI laws and the fate of Bears Ears National Monument.

Duration: 00:46:36


Salt Lake Olympics of 2026?

4/20/2017
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In the final section of Let Me Speak to the Governor on KSL Newsradio for April 20, 2017, Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses the growing calls for medical marijuana to be legalized in the Beehive State, the growing problem with opioid addiction and his awareness of the problem's magnitude, how police departments can work with immigration and customs enforcement to make sure Utah is welcoming to immigrants while also encouraging residents to immigrate legally, the upward mobility of...

Duration: 00:07:55


Clearing the Air on Bears Ears

4/20/2017
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In part 3 of Let Me Speak to the Governor on KSL Newsradio for April 20, 2017, listeners ask Utah Governor Gary Herbert about his priorities for preschool and early childhood education and intervention, his commitment to air quality and clean environmental policies, and what his plans for Bears Ears National Monument are if President Donald Trump rescinds the executive order that created the monument. Hint: he says there is no oil and gas to be drilled at Bears Ears -- calling that claim a...

Duration: 00:09:16

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