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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 35 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.

NFOIC protects your right to open government. Will you invest in freedom of information and our mission by donating today?

Recent news
Gov. Tony Evers has now released one day of his emails, having previously denied a similar request. Good. Keep going, governor. Fully embrace open government, regardless of who is asking for public...
The Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt and The Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government will provide local public training on open meetings and open records later this month. The training...
As of the early morning hours on Dec. 2, Douglas County law enforcement radios faded from public access. Channels once available for anyone to hear now broadcast a stream of garbled talk and...
Local governments say OPRA is “fraught with abuse and misuse.” Bordentown City, Florence, Willingboro are among municipalities asking for OPRA reform. Bordentown City, Florence and Willingboro are...
Why aren’t candidates for local municipal offices required to fill out the N.C. State Ethics Commission’s statement of economic interest disclosure forms? It should be a common-sense move by the...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia ethics commission filed a lawsuit Friday seeking communications between Democrat Stacey Abrams’ unsuccessful 2018 campaign for governor and several third-party organizations...

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NFOIC’s latest white paper focuses on technology and transparency

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The National Freedom of Information Coalition has adopted a new vision plan for improving state and local government transparency. Read more:

2020 VISION

 

 

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

 

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