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Heber City lawmaker confirmed as judge despite concerns from LGBT community

Source: The Daily Herald A Heber City lawmaker has been confirmed as a new Fourth District Court judge despite concerns from the LGBT community about past legislation. State Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber City, was confirmed Wednesday on a unanimous 25-0 vote of the Utah Senate during a special legislative session to take the bench of retiring

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Committee approves judge nominee despite LGBT concerns

Source: KSL SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker who proposed legislation that drew fire from the LGBT community received a unanimous recommendation Monday from a state Senate committee to be confirmed as a judge. Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber City, apologized during a Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee hearing, saying he was “truly sorry for the offense

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