BLUFFDALE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BLUFFDALE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58084715-82/sltrib-com-state-commenting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58084715-82/sltrib-com-state-commenting.html.csp">The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T17:25:58.792-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 05:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“The essence of religion is what you ‘believe,’ so it’s impossible for anyone else to remove you from your religion. You never ‘belonged’ to the religion; the religion belongs to you.” — Daniel Johnson commenting on the June 17 State of the Debate blog entry, “This week’s vocabulary word: ‘Excommunication’ ...” “Based on previous experiences, the state is spending taxpayer funds procured from productive useful people of society to accommodate a society and group of people that have no st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084715@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:25:58 MDT Editorial: Bluffdale decision shows weakness in records access law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58085362-82/records-committee-state-bluffdale.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58085362-82/records-committee-state-bluffdale.html.csp">Editorial: Bluffdale decision shows weakness in records access law</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T10:23:40.088-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The city of Bluffdale is taking a step backward in the long march toward open government, and it is further indication that state legislators need to refine the process for getting public records to the public. Bluffdale recently decided that it would set up its own records committee to review requests for city records from the public and the news media. This came after the state records committee reversed Bluffdale’s decision to withhold information about water use at the National Security Age...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58085362@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:23:40 MDT Bluffdale ditches state records panel after NSA spy center dust-up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079256-78/records-state-committee-bluffdale.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079256-78/records-state-committee-bluffdale.html.csp">Bluffdale ditches state records panel after NSA spy center dust-up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T07:30:58.582-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 07:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bucolic Bluffdale has cut the State Records Committee out of its appeals process after being ordered to cough up documents involving the National Security Agency’s giant spy center. The Bluffdale City Council voted unanimously last week to create its own records committee to hear such appeals. The City Council now also will act as the records panel. The change comes in the wake of a records struggle earlier this year between the growing Salt Lake County suburb and The Salt Lake Tribune. The news...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58079256@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:30:58 MDT