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MT Pays $60k, Settles Public Records Case Over Pipeline Docs

The state of Montana has paid $60,000 to the ACLU of Montana as part of a settlement over its initial refusal to release documents related to its preparations for anticipated protests against the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.  By Associated Press  Feb. 28, 2022, at 4:21 p.m.  HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The state of Montana…
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Public records bill would impact reporting on government probes

By Paul Nelson KSL News Radio   SALT LAKE CITY — A bill before the Utah Legislature would make it harder for reporters — and the public — to access some records stemming from internal government investigations.   Friday at 8 a.m., lawmakers plan to take up House Bill 399, which targets the types of public records…
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