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Governor is Asked to Veto Bill That Would Diminish Transparency in Government.

06 March 2011 Published in Legislative Work

The ACLU of Utah sent a letter to Gov. Herbert asking that he veto H.B. 477, " Government Records Amendment," that passed through the legislature rapidly late last week. The bill would raise serious roadblocks to the public's access to governmental records by raising costs and creating exemptions for many forms of electronic records.