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Utah (State Government)

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Third-Party Descriptions

August 2016: "Under Utah’s whistle-blower program, which took effect in May 2011, people providing information leading to the collection of at least $50,000 from a violator can receive up to 30 percent of those proceeds as an award."

December 2012: "State wildlife managers recognize this, but they say their motives are grounded in animal — if not social — welfare. Utah has embraced an increasingly free-market model as a way to raise more money for conservation."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Kathleen Clarke Person
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Governor Michael O. Leavitt Person Mar 17, 2006
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Gov. Scott Matheson Person Feb 8, 2007
Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Mark Shurtleff Esq. Person

Articles and Resources

Date Resource Read it at:
Aug 21, 2016 To Crack Down on Securities Fraud, States Reward Whistle-Blowers

QUOTE: In the aftermath of the financial crisis, a growing army of confidential informants — better known as whistle-blowers — has helped federal securities regulators identify and prosecute wrongdoers. Now the same thing is happening at the state level...

New York Times
Dec 01, 2012 Utah Hunters Criticize Market Approach to Licenses and Conservation

QUOTE: It especially bothers him — and other hunters — that those with means can buy public licenses through private outlets, paying thousands of dollars to move to the head of the line. More than any state in the West, Utah has expanded hunting opportunities for the well-to-do and has begun to diminish them for those seeking permits directly from the state.

New York Times
Feb 28, 2003 Young Brides Stir New Outcry on Utah Polygamy

QUOTE: The State Legislature is considering a bill that would impose stiff new penalties against any polygamist convicted of marrying a girl under 18 and any religious leader who orchestrates such a union.

New York Times