PRIVATE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRIVATE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Stocks edge higher after ADP employment survey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57763545-79/percent-fell-adp-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57763545-79/percent-fell-adp-report.html.csp">Stocks edge higher after ADP employment survey</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T09:25:16.757-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks held close to a record after a private survey showed that U.S. companies increased hiring at a rapid pace. The report is the latest sign that the economy is strengthening after an unusually harsh winter. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was little changed at 1,885. The index is at an all-time high. The Dow Jones industrial average rose one point to 16,524. The Nasdaq composite fell three points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,265. NOW HIRING: A private survey showed that U....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577635452014-04-02T09:25:16.757-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T09:25:16.757-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763545@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:25:16 MDT Cerabino: School voucher bill is like a zombie that won’t die http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57757366-82/program-florida-private-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57757366-82/program-florida-private-tax.html.csp">Cerabino: School voucher bill is like a zombie that won’t die</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Frank Cerabino</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Cox Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T04:34:01.529-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 04:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — I’m not surprised that state legislators are refusing to let a school voucher bill die a well-deserved death this year. The bill, which would radically expand the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program, seemed to be kaput when it hit a roadblock in the state Senate. But don’t count on it. The dismantling of public education in Florida has been underway for years, and bills that divert public dollars to private hands might suffer temporary setbacks and minor rewrites, but ...</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> 57757366@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 04:34:01 MDT Microsoft to stop inspecting private emails in investigations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57745835-79/microsoft-private-communications-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57745835-79/microsoft-private-communications-former.html.csp">Microsoft to stop inspecting private emails in investigations</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">New York Times News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T21:00:02.977-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 09:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SEATTLE - Microsoft will no longer snoop on customers’ private communications during investigations of stolen property, the company’s general counsel said Friday, March 28. Instead, the general counsel, Bradford L. Smith, said Microsoft would hand over any such investigations to law enforcement agencies. Those agencies can then obtain court orders to inspect private communications on Microsoft’s Internet services, which include Outlook.com and Skype. The change came a week after Microsoft faced ...</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> 57745835@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:00:02 MDT Kristof: Cut out welfare for the rich http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57738666-82/subsidies-welfare-tax-yachts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57738666-82/subsidies-welfare-tax-yachts.html.csp">Kristof: Cut out welfare for the rich</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS KRISTOF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T09:57:01.746-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the debate about poverty, critics argue that government assistance saps initiative and is unaffordable. After exploring the issue, I must concede that the critics have a point. Here are five public welfare programs that are wasteful and turning us into a nation of “takers.” First, welfare subsidies for private planes. The United States offers three kinds of subsidies to tycoons with private jets: accelerated tax write-offs, avoidance of personal taxes on the benefit by claiming that private a...</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> 57738666@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:57:01 MDT Op-ed: LDS Church letter to Ordain Women meant to intimidate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57702780-82/women-letter-public-ordain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57702780-82/women-letter-public-ordain.html.csp">Op-ed: LDS Church letter to Ordain Women meant to intimidate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Anne McMullin Peffer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:37:03.177-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Monday, the Deseret News published the entirety of a letter written by church spokesperson Jessica Moody to Ordain Women, an organization that advocates for women’s ordination to the Mormon priesthood. Female members of Ordain Women have publicly requested admittance to the Mormon general priesthood session to be held on April 5. Ordain Women has stated that the organization’s objective is not just to attend the all-male priesthood session, but to faithfully request equal female access to th...</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> 57702780@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:37:03 MDT Lawmakers pass bill to make voter information more private http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57680111-90/able-access-bill-birth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57680111-90/able-access-bill-birth.html.csp">Lawmakers pass bill to make voter information more private</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">TOPHER Webb</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T21:33:37.694-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 09:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lawmakers passed a compromise bill to increase the privacy of voter-registration records. The House and Senate unanimously passed SB36, which outlines prohibited uses of the voter registry, makes changes to who can access voter birth dates and allows people to make their voter information private The bill resulted from reports that UTvoters.com had posted the full Utah voter registry online. “We had a huge firestorm that the media grabbed a hold of and spread the word throughout the state of Ut...</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> 57680111@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:33:37 MDT Senate OKs preschool plan for at-risk kids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57673116-90/bill-education-families-funding.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57673116-90/bill-education-families-funding.html.csp">Senate OKs preschool plan for at-risk kids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Amy McDonald</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T20:55:04.237-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some at-risk children in Utah may have more opportunities for preschool education under a bill that passed the Senate 17-10 Wednesday. HB96 would provide $3 million to set up a grant program for schools and families to implement high quality preschool curriculum for at-risk kids. The funding would be used to attract private investors and if the program successfully keeps kids out of special education later on, the state would pay them back. If the program fails, the state would not have to reim...</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> 57673116@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:55:04 MDT ‘Big Brother’ tracking bill goes to Utah governor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666040-90/allow-bill-brother-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666040-90/allow-bill-brother-data.html.csp">‘Big Brother’ tracking bill goes to Utah governor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T21:46:34.935-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah House on Tuesday approved altering laws about “automatic license plate readers” in a way that lawmakers hope will rein in Big Brother tracking of people’s movements but not run afoul of the First Amendment The House passed SB222 on a 54-17 vote, and sent it to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, sponsor of the bill, earlier said he hopes it will resolve a lawsuit filed last month against the state by Digital Recognition Network Inc. and Vigilant Soluti...</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> 57666040@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:46:34 MDT U.S. network to scan workers with secret clearances http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659599-68/system-government-monitoring-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659599-68/system-government-monitoring-officials.html.csp">U.S. network to scan workers with secret clearances</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN BRAUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T13:56:02.946-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Stung by internal security lapses, U.S. intelligence officials plan to use a sweeping electronic system to continually monitor workers with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press. The system is intended to identify rogue agents, corrupt officials and leakers and draws on a Defense Department model under development for more than a decade, according to officials and documents reviewed by the AP. Intelligence officials have long wanted a computerized...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576595992014-03-10T13:56:02.946-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T13:56:02.946-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659599@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:56:02 MDT Senate advances bill on ‘Big Brother’ automatic license-plate readers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647635-90/agencies-allow-amendment-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647635-90/agencies-allow-amendment-bill.html.csp">Senate advances bill on ‘Big Brother’ automatic license-plate readers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T21:30:22.814-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Senate passed a bill Friday designed to change laws about automatic license plate readers in a way lawmakers hope would rein in Big Brother surveillance of people but not run afoul of the First Amendment SB222 advanced on a 27-0 vote on its way to the House Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, sponsor of the bill, said he hopes it will resolve a lawsuit filed earlier this month against the state by Digital Recognition Network Inc. and Vigilant Solutions Inc. over a law he successfully pushed la...</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> 57647635@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:30:22 MDT Malodorous deals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57603014-82/schools-state-utah-charter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57603014-82/schools-state-utah-charter.html.csp">Malodorous deals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T01:01:04.66-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There is so much wrong with the way some Utah charter and district schools are siphoning tax money and their responsibility to educate children to private online providers, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Utah charter schools — public schools organized and run by individuals or nonprofit organizations and overseen by a state board — are contracting with two online course providers in a malodorous deal to boost school enrollment and taxpayer funding, a state audit shows. The more students...</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> 57603014@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Angler ‘compromise’ would be a taking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57598096-82/property-utah-public-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57598096-82/property-utah-public-court.html.csp">Angler ‘compromise’ would be a taking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By randy n. parker</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T09:38:42.846-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here we go again. We’re hearing about “common sense” and “compromise.” Rep. Dixon Pitcher’s HB37 is neither. The Public Waters Access Act provides pieces of the Supreme Court’s Conatser decision and 2010’s HB80 that Rep. Lorie Fowlke offered as a compromise. What both the Conatser decision and HB80 had in common was they took or devalued a right in property ownership protected under the Utah Constitution without “just compensation.” The court and anglers continue to ignore the fact that for gen...</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> 57598096@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:38:42 MDT Upscale private development wants Salt Lake City to maintain its streets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57603221-90/association-capitol-council-homeowners.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57603221-90/association-capitol-council-homeowners.html.csp">Upscale private development wants Salt Lake City to maintain its streets</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="2014-02-28T12:47:23.291-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When should a private street become a public one? The Salt Lake City Council will again wrestle with that conundrum soon. An upscale subdivision is petitioning the city to take over snow removal, garbage collection and maintenance of its private roads and utilities. The Capitol Park Homeowners Association encompasses one of the city’s swankiest neighborhoods with breathtaking views of the Salt Lake Valley at about 12th Avenue between C Street and F Street. It incudes 55 houses on Capitol Park Av...</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> 57603221@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:47:23 MDT Letter: Keeping voter records secret could add to fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57597095-82/voter-records-fraud-secret.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57597095-82/voter-records-fraud-secret.html.csp">Letter: Keeping voter records secret could add to fraud</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T01:01:02.758-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Legislature is close to paranoid about voter fraud. And they want to keep voter registration records secret? Maybe they just want fraud in their favor without the prying eyes of the public (“Bill: Let Utahns keep their voter records private,” Tribune, Feb. 12). Take out the birthdate, and voter records are useless as anything but a mailing list (and a potential deterrent for voter fraud). Anyone who thinks his personal information is secret if not for this voter registration list shoul...</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> 57597095@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:01:02 MDT House kills tax credit for home schooling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57609662-90/bill-credit-credits-door.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57609662-90/bill-credit-credits-door.html.csp">House kills tax credit for home schooling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T21:05:36.921-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 09:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The House on Thursday killed a bill that would have provided a $500 tax credit to families that home school their children. HB77 died on a 32-37 vote after critics said it was essentially a back-door school voucher bill that could open the door for similar credits for students at private schools — or even families that have no children. Rep. David Lifferth, R-Eagle Mountain, the bill’s sponsor, said it would help home-schoolers better afford their education, and save the state $60 million a yea...</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> 57609662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:05:36 MDT New airline perk: Distance from the masses in coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607042-68/class-airlines-passengers-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607042-68/class-airlines-passengers-coach.html.csp">New airline perk: Distance from the masses in coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T19:27:20.068-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • On flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong, first-class passengers can enjoy a Mesclun salad with king crab or a grilled USDA prime beef tenderloin, stretch out in a 3-foot-wide seat that converts to a bed and wash it all down with a pre-slumber Krug “Grande Cuvee” Brut Champagne. Yet some of the most cherished new international first-class perks have nothing to do with meals, drinks or seats. Global airlines are increasingly rewarding wealthy fliers with something more intangible: p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576070422014-02-27T19:27:20.068-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T19:27:20.068-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607042@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:27:20 MDT Latest airline perk: Safe distance from the masses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57607179-79/class-airlines-passengers-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57607179-79/class-airlines-passengers-plane.html.csp">Latest airline perk: Safe distance from the masses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T16:59:54.047-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • On flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong, first-class passengers can enjoy a Mesclun salad with king crab or a grilled USDA prime beef tenderloin, stretch out in a 3-foot-wide seat that converts to a bed and wash it all down with a pre-slumber Krug “Grande Cuvee” Brut Champagne. Yet some of the most cherished new international first-class perks have nothing to do with meals, drinks or seats. Global airlines are increasingly rewarding wealthy fliers with something more intangible: ph...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576071792014-02-27T16:59:54.047-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T16:59:54.047-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607179@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:59:54 MDT Bill to keep Utah voter data private passes House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57596888-90/bill-data-edwards-information.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57596888-90/bill-data-edwards-information.html.csp">Bill to keep Utah voter data private passes House</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T21:32:33.713-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Without naming names, Rep. Becky Edwards told House members she knew which of them was born on Feb. 3, 1956, and May 26, 1971. She knew who lived at 111 W. 5600 South. She knew when everyone last voted and their party affiliation. It was, she said, private information she obtained from an online list of Utah voter rolls. And she used that Tuesday to persuade lawmakers to pass by a 71-2 margin her HB302, to allow individual voters to opt to keep all that information private — and unavailable eve...</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> 57596888@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:32:33 MDT Krugman: Stimulus succeeded, and then failed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57579739-82/stimulus-spending-act-economy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57579739-82/stimulus-spending-act-economy.html.csp">Krugman: Stimulus succeeded, and then failed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL KRUGMAN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T17:45:47.258-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 05:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five years have passed since President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — the “stimulus” — into law. With the passage of time, it has become clear that the act did a vast amount of good. It helped end the economy’s plunge; it created or saved millions of jobs; it left behind an important legacy of public and private investment. It was also a political disaster. And the consequences of that political disaster — the perception that stimulus failed — have haunted econo...</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> 57579739@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:45:47 MDT Hacking trial: Blair offered to advise Murdoch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57567619-79/brooks-blair-murdoch-hacking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57567619-79/brooks-blair-murdoch-hacking.html.csp">Hacking trial: Blair offered to advise Murdoch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T09:15:02.336-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to work as an unofficial adviser to Rupert Murdoch as revelations of illegal phone hacking engulfed the mogul’s media empire, according to an email made public Wednesday at the trial of several former Murdoch lieutenants. Prosecutor Andrew Edis read aloud an email sent by Rebekah Brooks, then chief executive of Murdoch’s British newspapers, to Murdoch’s son and deputy James on July 11, 2011. In it, Brooks said she had spent an hour on th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575676192014-02-19T09:15:02.336-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-19T09:15:02.336-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57567619@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:15:02 MDT