Utah governor appoints former legislator who voted for HB477 to state records committee

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Utah Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Holly Richardson, a former state legislator and conservative blogger, as the public representative on the State Records Committee, which hears appeals under the state Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). During her time in the legislature, Richardson voted for House Bill 477, which critics say would have gutted the state’s open records law. She also voted to repeal HB477 and served on a task force that looked at the open records law.

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