House of Representatives said in a statement that the Utah County Republican Party will recommend a replacement for Sanpei to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, who will then appoint the replacement.
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The bill has prompted vigorous opposition from state workers, and Republican leaders in the House of Representatives say they don't have the votes to pass the bill without changes.
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