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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.

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Recent news
Wisconsin’s tradition of government transparency rests on the state’s open records and open meetings laws. They declare that nearly every government document is open to public inspection, and nearly...
For Immediate Release (11/07/2019) Contact: Daniel Bevarly Executive Director, NFOIC dbevarly@nfoic.org 352-294-7082 After 25 years being hosted at the University of Syracuse, the national FOI-L...
Colorado open records laws do little to regulate retention of government communications , such as those sent through messaging apps. Your take? Have you ever heard of Confide , a messaging app that...
CHEYENNE – Lawmakers proposed clarifications to the new ombudsman position and amendments to the Public Records Act on Friday during the second day of the Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Interim...
A list of candidates for the University of Colorado system president were described as “finalists” in emails between regents, contrary to the system’s previous assertions that President Mark Kennedy...
Email inboxes are slated to be purged this week for hundreds of state employees, The Denver Post has learned — a move that promises to eliminate access to government records that would otherwise be...

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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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