- Associated Press - Thursday, August 27, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The American Legion has agreed to leave its office in the Utah capitol after a brief spat with lawmakers and a group of lobbyists.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1JnyXFe ) that on Monday the Capitol Preservation Board voted to try to find a way to expand space currently rented by the Capitol Hill Association of lobbyists, a plan that included asking the American Legion to leave its adjacent rent-free space. However, at the time of the vote the board had not spoken to the Legion.

When Legion officials learned of the vote Monday from a reporter, they said they were upset and did not want to move. But after meeting with the board Tuesday, officials say the Legion is willing to move to a new, larger space in the Capitol basement.

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Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, https://www.sltrib.com


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