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3/14/11: Utah's Open Records Law

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<i>Image by <a href=\"http://www.flickr.com/photos/bionicteaching/3212235059/\">Tom Woodward</a>/<a href=\"http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en\" target=\"_blank\">Creative Commons</a> via flickr</i>

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation on Tuesday that changes Utah's open records law. After having been made public only one week earlier, critics say it goes too far in keeping electronic correspondence from public scrutiny. Herbert's signature came after implementation was pushed back to July 1, and a special session focusing on revisions is expected in June. Monday, we're talking about the next steps in the debate and about what's happening to open records laws across the country.

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