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Legislative scorecard: How Southern Utah’s lawmakers rank among Sierra Club, Libertas Institute, others

This article originally appeared in Utah Channel 3. Read it in its entirety here. ST. GEORGE — Following the conclusion of the 2019 legislative session in March, St. George News created a scorecard showing how state lawmakers representing Southern Utah voted on the matters our readers followed most. In the same vein, various organizations and interest

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Legislative scorecard: How Southern Utah’s lawmakers rank among Sierra Club, Libertas Institute, others

This article originally appeared in St. George News. Read it in its entirety here. ST. GEORGE — Following the conclusion of the 2019 legislative session in March, St. George News created a scorecard showing how state lawmakers representing Southern Utah voted on the matters our readers followed most. In the same vein, various organizations and interest

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Convicted lawbreaker becomes new Utah lawmaker

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — He was a convicted misdemeanor lawbreaker; now he’s a new Utah lawmaker. Phil Lyman, former San Juan County Commissioner, who led a ride five years ago in Recapture Canyon—which was off limits to ATVs—was sworn in Monday as a new state representative. “Do you regret anything about the ATV ride?“

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Who is Phil Lyman?

San Juan County, Utah, home to Bear Ears National Monument, has been a haven for controversy and a breeding ground for negative rhetoric for years. Current County Commissioner and long time anti monument champion, Phil Lyman, has not only been at the epicenter of this drama, but more times than not he’s been the one

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Commentary: U.S. and Utah need to stop coddling domestic extremists

Source: Salt Lake Tribune and True Viral News Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke capped off a recent presidentially mandated review of national monuments by declaring, “I am an advocate to never sell or transfer public land, and so is the president.” His words were intended to be reassuring, but not to public land advocates.

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