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Open Records Update in Utah Would Close Many Records

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· Story link A Utah legislative task force has recommended that lawmakers correspondence with the public be confidential and that…

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A Utah legislative task force has recommended that lawmakers correspondence with the public be confidential and that government workers be permitted to disregard public records requests they consider “harassing or otherwise unreasonably increasing the workload or causing unwarranted expense.” The proposal appears aimed not at local gadflys but at developers who are trying to use the current open records law to “tie up staffs of small towns.” (10/21/05)