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The National Freedom of Information Coalition is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of state and regional affiliates representing 45 states and the District of Columbia. Through its programs and services and national member network, NFOIC promotes press freedom, legislative and administrative reforms and litigation to ensure open, transparent and accessible state and local governments and public institutions.

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Recent news
WESTMINSTER — Attorney General Maura Healey's Office has determined that the Westminster Police Chief Screening Committee was in violation of Open Meeting Law for discussing certain issues during...
DERBY — City officials have promised to prepare a new written policy on how staffers comply with record requests, and to compel city workers to participate in an open government training session over...
CARSON CITY — An overhaul of state law governing public access to official records was rescued from near-defeat in a Senate committee late Friday, as amendments toning down its toughest provisions won...
Just because a record held by local government is considered exempt from the state's Open Records Act does not mean that record cannot be released. To say it another way, even if the document is...
CAPITAL REGION -- For about the last five years or so it had been the policy of the Gloversville Police Department to release a digital mugshot -- a photo of the accused -- with nearly every arrest...
The head of the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government said Thursday the 111th state General Assembly “did no harm” to government transparency this year, but warned of possible threats to open...

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Your state FOI coalition is working on your behalf to ensure open, transparent and accessible government. Click on your state organization for important contact information and learn what is happening in your state. And, please support your state coalition.

 

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Thanks to everyone involved for making the 2019 FOI Summit a success. Great topics, great presenters, great audience, and great sponsors combined to make this 30th anniversary summit a well-attended and informative event. View the presentation slides and FOI research papers on the 2019 Summit page and make plans to join us in Kansas City for the 2020 summit. 

2019 FOI Summit