(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The National Governors Association meeting will be held in Salt Lake City Saturday, with 35 governors scheduled to attend.
The event, which will cost about $1.5 million to stage, will consist of meetings on various issues, as well as receptions and events featuring keynote speakers like Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman.
The meeting marks the first time the event has been held in Utah since 1947.
According to state officials, the money for the event was donated by corporations.
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