Governor Issues Report and Executive Order

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Public News, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, Governor Gary R. Herbert announced the results of a comprehensive review of all of Utah’s business regulations and the release of the report, Utah Business Regulation Review.  This report documents the efforts of state agencies’ to respond to the governor’s call to review existing business regulations. In addition to summarizing agencies’ responses to the Governor’s …

Make Regulation Fair

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Uncategorized

Governor Gary R. Herbert delivered his State of the State address on 01/26/2011 at the Utah State Capitol.  In the address, he covered many issues.  Regarding economic development, he said that one of the most important ways that “government can nurture a business-friendly environment” is to make regulation fair: I understand that the purpose of government regulation is to maintain …

Changes in GOPB Rules Review

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

Kent W. Bishop, rules analyst in the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget (GOPB), has announced his retirement. Kent will be leaving state employment with over 25 years of service. His last day at work will be March 31. On March 22, 1988, Governor Norman H. Bangerter issued an executive order requiring each department to conduct an internal prefiling review …