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We’re pleased to see Wyoming lawmakers taking a preliminary step toward strengthening the state’s public records act. Late last month, the Legislature’s Joint Corporations, Elections and Political...
The state’s most recent environmental compliance report reads more like a pitch to invest in Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management stock than a document of enforcement actions. And both...
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced a bill Monday to strengthen transparency measures in all state agencies, including the High-Speed Rail Authority. Senate Bill 53 would require state...
Commentary: Opening data to the public isn’t at odds with cybersecurity, but supports it, says the executive director of the National Freedom of Information Coalition. With governments focused today...
Request public records in Oregon and you can get: • Sued by the agency you requested the records from. • Slapped with thousands of dollars in charges to get access to what is supposed to be public. •...
News Release December 3, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Daniel Bevarly · 352.294.7082 · dbevartly@nfoic.org NFOIC Freedom of Information Paper Competition Call – new! Do you have research in...

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NFOIC and the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas announce the 2019 National FOI Summit will convene in Dallas, Texas on April 12-13, 2019. The 2019 summit also marks the 30th anniversary of NFOIC and the FOI summit. Visit the 2019 Summit page to learn more and to register. 

2019 FOI Summit

 

 

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

Call to action NFOIC offers financial support

 

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.