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About NFOIC

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
In October, interested citizens can learn about open government laws at free seminars in the Treasure Valley. Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, who is leading the seminars, will explain what these...
One of California’s oldest government transparency laws is expected to get a boost if a new bill that removes the fear of a financial burden from those requesting public records is signed into law in...
SAN ANTONIO — Two state legislative aides will soon be honored for their work connected to Texas' open records law. Kelsey Erickson, general counsel to Sen. Kirk Watson, and Katy Aldredge, capitol...
Top staffers for Gov. Kate Brown privately worked against a pro-transparency bill that ultimately failed in June, according to records released by Oregon’s public records advocate in the wake of her...
Denver’s Police Department has agreed to a $50,000 settlement with Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene, whose First Amendment rights officers violated when they wrongfully handcuffed and detained...
For Immediate Release (09/12/2019) Contact: Daniel Bevarly Executive Director, NFOIC dbevarly@nfoic.org 352-294-7082 McCall Open, accessible and accountable government with freedom to public...

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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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