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Can We Trust Utah’s Elected Local Officials?

Recently I was asked bluntly why I don't trust local government officials.  My quote was after 11 years in public safety seeing elected officials up close I have become jaded. I don't know... but here are some interesting stories. Out of the goodness of my heart, I won't include the Lehi City Council Skateboard flap. Report [...]

By | 2017-02-01T09:36:01+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Categories: My Rants, Utah Government|Tags: , |0 Comments

Repeal Utah House Bill 477

Yesterday I blogged about House Bill 477.  Well it passed and passed with a strong majority. It is now time to put the pressure on Governor Gary Herbert. Our Governor has the ability to end this craziness.  Lets hope he does so that the Law can be better written and give due process. There is [...]

Utah Legislature Doesn’t Want the Public or the Media to Access Government Records

UPDATE: Apparently This PASSED ANYWAY. The most dangerous time to be in Utah is during the 45 days that the Utah Legislature is in session.  While there have been plenty of completely asinine laws considered, the crème del a crème is House Bill 477.  The bill would make wide-ranging changes to the Government Records Access [...]

By | 2016-11-10T20:52:58+00:00 March 4th, 2011|Categories: Government, Legislation, Utah Government|Tags: , , , |8 Comments