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Report: Interest groups, out-of-state donors give most cash

Report: Interest groups, out-of-state donors give most cash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state lawmakers received most of their campaign contributions from special interests and out-of-state donors, raising questions about the influence of big money donors on public policy. Incoming legislators received a total of $3.54 million in donations last year, about triple the amount they received […]

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Medical-marijuana advocates challenging new law in court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Medical-marijuana advocates in Utah are suing to block a compromise agreement legalizing the drug, saying it wrongly guts a measure approved by voters. The lawsuit filed Thursday says the changes create overwhelming obstacles for suffering patients. It asks a judge to set aside the overhaul […]

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