GOVERNOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GOVERNOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp">Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Paul, Minn. • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. He has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser. The governor said in a statement to The Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty. But Dayton also called Peterson’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584202892014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420289@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT After meeting, Herbert may appear more on Fox News http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58407854-68/herbert-utah-fox-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58407854-68/herbert-utah-fox-news.html.csp">After meeting, Herbert may appear more on Fox News</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. While Christie and Walker are considered possible 2016 presidential candidates, Herbert’s spokesman said the governor’s motivation is to promote Utah, not to prepare a run for higher office....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584078542014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407854@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:15:10 MDT Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Fox News, may appear more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407522-90/herbert-utah-news-fox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407522-90/herbert-utah-news-fox.html.csp">Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Fox News, may appear more</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T16:10:54.512-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. While Christie and Walker are considered possible 2016 presidential candidates, Herbert’s spokesman said the governor’s motivation is to promote Utah, not to prepare a run fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407522@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:10:54 MDT First German governor from ex-communist party? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406308-68/party-communist-democrats-social.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406308-68/party-communist-democrats-social.html.csp">First German governor from ex-communist party?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEIR MOULSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T09:08:02.504-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • A quarter-century after the Berlin Wall crumbled, an election this weekend may show whether Germany is ready for its first state governor from the party descended from East Germany’s communist rulers. The opposition Left Party hopes to end the 24-year grip of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on the governor’s office in eastern Thuringia state Sunday. While his party emerged from the old communist guard, Left Party candidate Bodo Ramelow is anything but a throwback to Soviet time...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584063082014-09-12T09:08:02.504-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T09:08:02.504-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406308@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:08:02 MDT Editorial: Healthy Utah may get off the ground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398938-82/health-utah-herbert-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398938-82/health-utah-herbert-care.html.csp">Editorial: Healthy Utah may get off the ground</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T17:29:01.626-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gary Herbert has found himself in a tough spot. Not as tough as the spot that thousands of Utah residents without health insurance find themselves in every day, but tough enough. Every decent bone in the governor’s body has to know how utterly heartless it would be for the state to just walk away from the expansion of Medicaid health care coverage as offered by President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Not only would the expanded coverage prevent suffering, save lives and otherwise do invaluable g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398938@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:29:01 MDT Utah Gov. Gary Herbert: We have a ‘conceptual’ deal on Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58395005-78/utah-medicaid-health-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58395005-78/utah-medicaid-health-governor.html.csp">Utah Gov. Gary Herbert: We have a ‘conceptual’ deal on Medicaid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T15:48:02.076-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Obama administration has agreed in concept to Utah’s novel alternative to expanding Medicaid, including the notion that able-bodied people who get insurance subsidies should accept the state’s help with finding work, Gov. Gary Herbert said late Tuesday. The governor said after a meeting with Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, that a final agreement is two or three weeks away. HHS did not agree that insurance subsidies would be contingent on recipients ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395005@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:48:02 MDT Lawmakers poised to review $1.3B Tesla package http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395198-79/tesla-nevada-governor-lawmakers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395198-79/tesla-nevada-governor-lawmakers.html.csp">Lawmakers poised to review $1.3B Tesla package</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:04:02.369-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno • Gov. Brian Sandoval was poised to call state lawmakers into a special session Wednesday to consider an extraordinary package of tax breaks and incentives worth up to $1.3 billion to seal a deal with Tesla Motors Inc. to build a $5 billion factory in Nevada to make batteries for electric cars. Sandoval told legislative leaders and others last week that the plant and its 6,500 workers would generate more than 20,000 construction and other related jobs and up to $100 billion for Nevada’s eco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583951982014-09-09T19:04:02.369-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T19:04:02.369-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395198@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:04:02 MDT Next for former Va. governor: sentencing, appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381620-68/defense-former-governor-appeal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381620-68/defense-former-governor-appeal.html.csp">Next for former Va. governor: sentencing, appeal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY O’DELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T13:01:01.898-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Prosecutors and defense attorneys aren’t through fighting over the fate of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Now that the verdicts are in — guilty on 11 public corruption counts for him, nine for her — attention turns to their Jan. 6 sentencing and subsequent appeal. A multitude of issues will come into play that will determine how much prison time the McDonnells receive and whether the convictions will stand, legal experts said Friday, the day after the e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58381620@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:01:01 MDT Letter: Herbert not failing on Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378050-82/herbert-health-plan-requirement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378050-82/herbert-health-plan-requirement.html.csp">Letter: Herbert not failing on Medicaid</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:54:34.673-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune editorial of August 31 (“Herbert should give up on work requirement ... ”) begs for a second opinion. Pennsylvania’s recently passed Medicaid expansion plan is encouraging. But the Obama administration’s denial of Pennsylvania’s desired work requirement, based on its apparent illegality and the fed’s desire to make health care accessible to every American, puts our Gov. Gary Herbert in a difficult spot. He is currently advocating for a work effort in his Healthy Utah plan if recipien...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378050@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:54:34 MDT Cillizza: Former Virginia governor makes the wrong kind of history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378309-82/mcdonnell-governor-wife-cillizza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378309-82/mcdonnell-governor-wife-cillizza.html.csp">Cillizza: Former Virginia governor makes the wrong kind of history</a></h4>