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Meet Derryck Gordon, Candidate for Utah House District 10

Earlier this week, I got the chance to ask a few questions of one of the candidates running for the Utah House out of District 10 (Ogden area) as a Libertarian. 451 more words

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Students in 4-H from across Utah participate in mock legislature at State Capitol

SALT LAKE CITY – Members of 4-H from across the state took part in the 27th annual mock legislature this week.

Participants go through the entire legislative process, and more than 100 students took part in the mock legislative session. 299 more words

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Week ending Feb. 14, 2016

UTAH LEGISLATURE

Lawmakers already looking at development of Utah State Prison site by Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News

“Even though the Utah State Prison won’t be relocated until after a new facility expected to be completed by mid-2020 is ready, legislation was introduced Tuesday related to developing the current site in Draper.” 637 more words

Speaker of the House talks about results of legislative session

Speaker of the House Greg Hughes was in studio, Saturday, to recap the legislative session. Hughes addressed medical marijuana, the death penalty and sex education. 29 more words

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Gov. Herbert facing scrutiny over campaign contributions and a deal to help Utah's coal industry

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s governor and a number of lawmakers are facing scrutiny in Utah and California because of a deal to help coal exports. 373 more words

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Medical marijuana advocates discuss plans for legalization after two bills fail in Utah legislature

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The legislative session may be over, but advocates of medical marijuana in Utah say the fight for legalization isn’t.

Two bills that would have allowed medical cannabis failed to make it through the legislature. 265 more words

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Medical marijuana, death penalty repeal bills fail to advance in Utah legislature

SALT LAKE CITY — The only medical marijuana bill to advance in the Utah State Legislature is dead this year.

In the end, it wasn’t lawmakers who voted down Senate Bill 89 — it was the budget. 475 more words

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