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Utah A.G. Seans Reyes named to federal Asian-American, Pacific Islander commission

By Dennis Romboy, KSL | Posted - Jan. 17, 2019 at 8:04 p.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump appointed Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on Thursday.

Reyes, a Republican, is among 12 people named to the commission Trump re-established to work with federal agencies to improve the health, education and economic status of Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities.

Reyes' father is of Filipino and Spanish descent, while his mother is of native Hawaiian and Japanese descent.

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