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Rep. Rob Bishop introduces medical marijuana research bill
Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, introduced Thursday a House version of bipartisan legislation to make it easier for researchers to study medicinal uses for marijuana with the backing of Utah's three other U.S. House members.
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Bill calls for state oversight of drilling on federal land
A new piece of legislation was unveiled Thursday that would allow the U.S. Department of Interior to delegate oil and gas permitting and drilling operations to state oversight. Native American tribes would also get authority over fracking operations.
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Utah County Attorney Jeff Buhman won't run for re-election
After more than a decade in office, Utah County Attorney Jeff Buhman announced Thursday that he won't seek re-election.