Mormon leaders call for new medical-marijuana plan in months
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge people to vote against a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Mormon church ramps up opposition to medical marijuana plan
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church ramped up its opposition Thursday to a proposal that would allow medical marijuana in Utah, even as faith leaders insisted they support suffering patients using it under strict controls.
DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump's tariffs on European steel and Chinese goods pose a multi-billion-dollar threat to America's energy industry, though a truce between the United States and Europe offers hope that trade tensions eventually will de-escalate, the head of a prominent U.S. energy trade group said Thursday.
Jack Gerard, nation’s top oil-and-gas lobbyist, to step down from American Petroleum Institute
Jack Gerard, the oil industry's top lobbyist in Washington who spent eight years clashing with the Obama administration over energy policy, announced Wednesday he'll step down this summer, creating a key opening for the sector at a time that it's poised for even greater growth under President Trump's fossil fuel-friendly approach.
WASHINGTON - Jack Gerard, the leader of the nation's biggest oil and gas industry trade group, urged President Donald Trump this week to remember the energy sector when it comes to fixing the nation's infrastructure.
The head of the oil and gas industry's largest trade organization said Thursday the presidency of Donald Trump could help it build out its infrastructure and work under fewer regulations while continuing to lower emissions.During a telephone news conference to discuss his organization's post-election outlook on energy with reporters, Jack Gerard, president and chief executive officer for the American Petroleum Institute, said the industry looks forward to working with Trump to create jobs,...