Emery County Public Lands Bill Passes Senate, Advances to House


The Emery County Public Lands Bill was voted for favorably on Tuesday as it passed 92-8 in the Senate.

The bill, which is a part of a package involving more than 100 public lands, natural resources and water bills, received a split vote by Utah senators. Sen. Mike Lee voted against the package while Sen. Mitt Romney voted in favor.

With the favorable vote, the package will advance to the House for voting in the near future.

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