Let Me Speak to the Governor

Utah's governor answers your questions, political and otherwise, in a live call-in show.
Let Me Speak to the Governor – October 20, 2022   (39:12) October 20, 2022
In this October 20, 2022, Let Me Speak to the Governor, host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. Top of mind for callers and texters are the record-breaking drought and continuing inflation. What can Utah’s state government do to encourage or mandate better conservation efforts? What […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – August 17, 2022   (42:23) August 17, 2022
In this August 17, 2022, Let Me Speak to the Governor, host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. On caller and texters’ minds today is the continuing drought plaguing Utah; What can be done to relieve the dryness? From constant freeway construction to massive expansion in […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – June 16, 2022   (41:20) June 16, 2022
In this June 16, 2022 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor host  Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents.  With gas prices rising above five dollars a gallon, callers are wondering if the state has considered a Gas Tax Holiday or other ways to relieve […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – May 19, 2022   (40:12) May 19, 2022
In this May 19, 2022 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor guest host Lindsay Aerts is joined by Governor Spencer Cox remotely as he recovers from a coronavirus diagnosis. As Spring starts to turn into Summer listeners are worried about the impact of the continuing drought, they ask what is being done and what […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – April 21, 2022   (40:07) April 21, 2022
In this April 2022 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. Utah is experiencing some of its worst drought conditions on record and as such, today Gov. Cox has declared a state of emergency. Listeners ask about how […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor — March 17, 2022   (54:01) March 17, 2022
In this March 17, 2021 episode of Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine heightening, Governor Cox tackles Utah’s response and strategies to help Ukraine. Listeners ask a broad range of questions from […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – February 17, 2022   (39:12) February 17, 2022
In this February 2022 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents.  With the Utah State Legislature still in session for 2022, there are plenty of topics and bills on our callers’ minds today. Bills from the potential […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – January 21, 2022   (38:44) January 21, 2022
In this January 2021 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents.  Just before today’s episode, the Utah House of Representatives voted to overturn public mask mandates in Salt Lake and Summit counties today.  Amid this news, Gov. Cox answers questions regarding keeping Utah citizens safe while the coronavirus pandemic continues. Questions also cover the use of […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – December 16, 2021   (39:37) December 16, 2021
In this December 16, 2021, of Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents.  As the year wraps up individuals are looking to the future of the state, from our redistricting map to bringing more manufacturing jobs, and medical marijuana, and taking better care of our students. Governor Cox answers the important questions and wishes everyone […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – November 18, 2021   (39:12) November 18, 2021
In this November 18, 2021 episode of Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents.  With Coronavirus Vaccine boosters opening up statewide for all adults tomorrow, Governor Cox tackles Utah’s continuing response to the pandemic. Listeners ask questions from […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – June 17,  2021   (37:07) June 17, 2021
In this June 17,  2021 episode of Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. On many callers’ minds this month is concerns regarding the Beehive State’s longstanding drought and what can be done to prevent damage and protect people from the dangers […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – May 20, 2021   (38:30) May 20, 2021
In this May 2021 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. They cover topics from tackling education as the coronavirus pandemic wanes, repealing motorcycle laws, and even a teenager looking at how to get involved in local government. (There were some technical […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor – April 15, 2021   (39:01) April 15, 2021
In this April 2021 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor host Maria Shilaos is joined by Governor Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. They cover topics from drought protecting urban design to Utah’s Covid response, state stimulus spending, and more. 
Let Me Speak to the Governor – March 18, 2021   (39:21) March 18, 2021
In this March 2021 episode, Let Me Speak to the Governor host Mara Shilaos is joined by Governor, Spencer Cox to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. They cover topics from when adults can get their coronavirus vaccinations to the governor’s opinion on rural development. 
Governor Cox’s first Let Me Speak To the Governor – February 18, 2021   (43:11) February 19, 2021
In his first Let Me Speak to the Governor as Utah’s Governor, Spencer Cox joins host Mara Shilaos to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents. From questions regarding the Beehive State’s coronavirus pandemic response to educational funding and infrastructure concerns, he fields a variety of questions from listeners across this beautiful state.  
Governor Herbert’s final Let Me Speak to the Governor – Dec. 17, 2020   (01:00:39) December 17, 2020
In an extended special edition of Let Me Speak to the Governor, Governor Gary Herbert joins Doug Wright to answer live calls and texts from Utah residents for the last time. The episode launches with an interview by Deseret News’ opinion editor and KSL Newsradio host Boyd Matheson on Inside Sources, where the governor is […]
Let Me Speak to the Governor November 19, 2020   (40:31) November 20, 2020
Governor Herbert Joins Tim Hughes and Amanda Dixon for a special morning edition of Let Me Speak to the Governor. He answers questions around the Covid-19 pandemic and the state of the State’s response. 
Let Me Speak to the Governor Sept. 24, 2020   (50:04) September 25, 2020
Governor Herbert joins Maria Shelaos to answer live calls from Utah residents. Todays’ calls centered mainly on issues concerning the current pandemic.
Let Me Speak to the Governor: February 27, 2020   (43:39) February 27, 2020
Governor Gary Herbert joins KSL’s Doug Wright to answer questions from Utah resident’s on topics ranging from transportation to a State-run lottery.   
Let me speak to the Governor January 23, 2020   (54:12) January 23, 2020
With the announcement of the tax bill repeal, Governor Herbert took questions from listeners regarding the future of the bill, and a host of other topics ranging from homeless issues to fuel tax.