Idaho bill would exempt infrastructure records from disclosure

Records related to “critical infrastructure” would become exempt from disclosure under public records law if a bill that was introduced Friday passes.

“Anyone can walk into any government office and get whatever blueprints they want,” Will Hart, executive director of the Idaho Consumer Owned Utilities Association, told the House State Affairs Committee.

Hart’s groups represents rural electric cooperatives and nine city-owned power companies, including the ones in Burley, Heyburn and Albion. Continue…