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Latest News on Utah's Right to Know:
Speak up for government transparency
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:47:15
Want to know how your water district or local housing authority is spending your money? Citizens might have to demand accountability from these agencies to get the answers. Utah State Auditor John Dougall has released a list of 53 local government entities that are late in filing annual budget and financial reports, which show how […]
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Utahn of the Year asked tough questions to shine a light on alleged abuses of power
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:19:08
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has worked for the past year to uncover the truth about two high profile cases — the shooting death of Danielle Willard by West Valley City detectives and allegations of influence peddling by former Utah Attorney General John Swallow and his predecessor, Mark Shurtleff. Gill has been criticized […]
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Utah journalist organization backs request for release of school security recording
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:30:54
The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has filed a court brief supporting the disclosure of a recording from a Canyons School District security camera. Roger Bryner requested security footage of a scuffle involving his son and another student under the state Government Records Access and Management Act. The district denied […]
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Salt Lake Tribune uses UTA data to pinpoint crime
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:15:44
After a long legal battle, The Salt Lake Tribune obtained data from the Utah Transit Authority as part of a countywide crime-mapping project. After the newspaper won a ruling from the State Records Committee saying the data was public and should be provided free, the agency filed suit to reverse that decision. The suit claimed, in […]
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View public salaries for 360+ Utah entities
salaries Over 220,000 government employees are currently listed on Utah's Right to Know. Government agencies have provided their data in a variety of formats and level of detail. Records that reflect fiscal year 2012 and later include a gross compensation, which includes wages, benefits, bonuses, incentives, and reimbursements. Older records most often reflect only wages. Officials are listed by name, from the highest paid to part-time and entry-level workers. In some cases, the data includes job descriptions and department names which may allow for direct salary comparisons.

Criminal records by name
Criminal filings involving state felonies, and more, for the last 17 years (1997 to 2014) Updated 9/5/2014 gavel

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