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Recent news
Amid criticism, Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea on Tuesday doubled down on her refusal to provide The Providence Journal with a digital copy of the state’s voter database that includes critical...
Wyoming’s lack of transparency in state government is legendary. The Center for Public Integrity labeled it the worst in the nation in 2015, and the Legislature has done nothing since to improve that...
hortly after the Bridgeport City Council’s budget committee opened its meeting last May, Councilwoman Jeannette Herron took up the first order of business with a directive to members of the public....
Republican Weston Newton was re-elected to South Carolina's House of Representatives District 120, a position representing Beaufort and Jasper Counties that he's held since he was first elected in...
Ozaukee County Clerk of Courts Mary Lou Mueller said an investigation sparked by Judge Joseph Voiland’s false accusations against her and two other court officials cost her more than $30,000 in legal...
Dennis J. Ventry Jr., a law professor at the University of California, Davis, drew the ire of tax preparation companies like Intuit and H&R Block this summer by criticizing a deal they have to provide...

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NFOIC and the Ohio Coalition of Open Government thanks everyone who supported and participated in the 2018 FOI Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stay tuned for announcements about the 2019 National FOI Summit and the 30th anniversary celebration of NFOIC.

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

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Considering legal action to pursue a denied FOI request? NFOIC offers financial support to litigate open government lawsuits through the Knight FOI Litigation Fund.

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About the NFOIC

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, litigation and legislative and administrative reforms that ensure open, transparent and accessible state and local governments and public institutions.