What Others are Saying…

Weighing in on H B 477 -Utah Political Summary

This is a an extremely well written piece on what changes and why its a bad law.

The Governor of Utah: Today’s Worst Person in FOI World – The Art of Access Blog

Utah Citizens Against Secret Government RALLY

Tuesday, March 8 · 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Utah Capitol Rotunda

http://veto477.com/ -Online Petition Against

The Great Utah Railroad Job: An FOI setback, and a challenge -Student Press Law Center

GRAMA getting run over by fear of transparency -The Salt Lake Tribune

House Bill 477 violates freedom of the press Restricting access won’t keep government accountable – Utah Daily Chronicle

What do lawmakers have to hide? -thespectrum.com

Utah Just Made Government Across the U.S. a Little More Closed -staynalive.com

New GRAMA bill much more than restricting electronic access to information -KSL News

ABC 4 confronts Governor Herbert about plans to keep state records hidden from public ABC4 Utah

Utah Lawmakers Want To Keep Secrets From The Media And The Public -Salt TV Network

FOI, FYI: A dark day for Utah Freedom of Information (Elected Official Accountability) -allthingsreform.org

Keep Government Transparent and Accountable – Vote No On H.B. 477 -ACLU, I hate to include this one but every once in a millennium the ACLU is right

Senate passes bill blocking public access to many government records -The Deseret News

Dusk comes suddenly for Utah’s sunshine law

Bill to shield more records from public clears Senate -The Salt Lake Tribune

Gov. Herbert: Veto the Legislature’s secrecy grab in HB 477 -City Weekly