BLUFFDALE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BLUFFDALE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Cost of running for office getting out of hand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797282-82/campaign-cost-getting-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797282-82/campaign-cost-getting-political.html.csp">Letter: Cost of running for office getting out of hand</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:17:39.41-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re “Utahns among mega-donors unleashed by court ruling,” Tribune, April 7: Isn’t this getting out of hand? What if all these political contributions went to public education or cleaning up the air? Think of all the junk mail we wouldn’t get. The cost of a political campaign is beyond reason. I filed as a candidate for the House 30 minutes prior to the end of the deadline. Yes, it was a hasty decision. Then I learned that a good campaign runs $40,000 for the House (and $100,000 for the Utah Sen...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57797282@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:17:39 MDT Tribune reporter’s NSA records quest earns Washington Post mention http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57682214-225/records-center-tribune-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57682214-225/records-center-tribune-utah.html.csp">Tribune reporter’s NSA records quest earns Washington Post mention</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa CarricaburU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T19:57:10.609-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 07:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Earlier this week, Salt Lake Tribune military reporter Nate Carlisle wrote a Notes from the Newsroom blog post about his effort through the Utah Government Records Access and Management Act to get water records from Bluffdale related to the National Security Agency’s Utah Data Center. Bluffdale has denied Carlisle’s request for information about how much water the massive NSA center uses. On March 19, he’ll appear before the State Records Committee to argue it should order Bluffdale to provide ...</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> 57682214@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:57:10 MDT