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February 21, 2013
"...we will make sure that education is our number one budget priority." -Governor Herbert

January 24, 2013
"...We will have a significant emphasis on education. Our goal of 66 by 2020...is...to unite everybody in the legislature and across this state in raising the bar for educational achievement..." -Governor Herbert on KUED

September 27, 2012 (---Herbert 3rd Year---)
"I'm calling upon all Utahns to find individuals, to find families, as we go through these winter months, that you can help. Find a neighbor who needs some help and see if you can't give them some assistance." -Governor Herbert

June 28, 2012
We are doing everything we physically and humanly can do right now to fight this difficult situation, these fires.

May 24, 2012
"We have a goal now of...66 percent of our adult population will have some kind of post high school certification or degree by the year 2020. We recognize there are challenges out there we need to address."-Governor Herbert

April 26, 2012
"...we have great demands on education, we’ve put $172 million into education of new money. And that takes a lot off the table as far as where do you prioritize your money?"-Governor Herbert

March 29, 2012
"I think parents do have the best idea of what is in the best interests of their children, and government does not."-Governor Herbert

February 23, 2012
"We are not able to fund our education as well as we could if we had more private land." -Governor Herbert

January 26, 2012
I don't like the legislature being a super board of regents, you know, or a super school board or a super local government control. They have a role to play and they need to let the locals play their role too.