Governor brings message about infrastructure, small business in visit to Southern Utah – St George News

HURRICANE — Gov. Spencer Cox brought his message of improving infrastructure in Utah and building small businesses to Washington County on Monday, highlighted by a luncheon visit at the Hurricane Valley Rotary Club.

(L,R) Utah Governor Spencer Cox and his chief of staff Jon Pierpont enjoy the lunch at Hurricane Valley Rotary Club, Hurricane, Utah, June 21, 2021 | Photo by E. George Goold, St. George News

“It’s been an incredible trip. It’s been hot!” Cox told St. George News after he spoke to the Rotarians. “We’ve learned that there’s so many great projects here.”

The governor said some of the issues his team addressed on his day trip to Southern Utah included transportation infrastructure, state parks and small business development.

“What we’re seeing is that the economy is booming down here, growth is coming, but we’ve got to make sure we’re prepared for…

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