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Stories with person: Rob Bishop
  • White House says coal royalty hike would have modest effect 
    Updated: Jun-23-16 5:04 pm

    BILLINGS, Montana - A sharp increase in royalties paid by companies extracting U.S.-owned coal would trigger only modest mining reductions, according to a White House report that refutes claims the Western coal industry would be decimated by proposed reforms.

  • Lawmaker: Utah might not sue for federal lands until 2017 
    Updated: Jun-15-16 6:40 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah might not launch a $14 million lawsuit against the federal government for control of public lands, but if the state does sue, it might not happen until next year, a state lawmaker said Wednesday.

  • Citing free speech, N Carolina cyberbullying law struck down 
    Updated: Jun-10-16 3:47 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's cyberbullying law, designed to protect children from harassing online posts, violates free speech rights and is unconstitutional, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.

  • Herbert, Hatch: Monument wrong method to protect Bears Ears 
    Updated: Jun-03-16 11:53 am

    SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert and U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch say the Bears Ears Buttes in southeastern Utah and surrounding sacred sites need protections but a national monument would be the wrong approach.

  • Orrin Hatch to tour parks, speak about monument proposal 
    Updated: May-31-16 3:50 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch on Tuesday kicked off a weeklong tour of the five national parks in Utah that includes a stop at a site involved in a controversial proposal to name a new national monument.

  • Idea for Burt's Bees land to become park becoming partisan story has photos
    Updated: May-28-16 10:38 am

    PORTLAND, Maine - A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in the expansion of public lands by Democratic President Barack Obama.