Utah’s Government Records Access Management Act – has become almost synonymous with controversy in Utah since 2011, when Representative John Dougall (R), now the State Auditor, ran the infamous HB 477 which stripped the public and the media of their right to examine text messages and other forms of electronic communication between legislators.
The ill-fated bill passed through the Utah Legislature near the end of the 2011 session within a matter of days. But the ensuing public and media uproar was so strong, a special session was called to repeal the bill.
Two years later, freshman State Senator Deidre Henderson (Republican, Spanish Fork) is also attempting to alter GRAMA, but this time it’s for the better
Senator Henderson will join Rod at 4:35 to discuss legislative transparency
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