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Recent news
Government transparency could be getting even worse, according to Citizens United and the American Civil Liberties Union. “I think the state of transparency is getting worse in a lot of respects and...
According to a joint status report from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the State Department has informed Citizens United that they need 45 years to fulfill a FOIA...
The Oregon Government Ethics Commission is supposed to be the watchdog for how public officials behave. They slapped big fines on former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, for...
Read the latest newsletter of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition , a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping Coloradans understand and use their rights of access to the records and...
News Release: MIDLAND — The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation and Virginia Tech Professor Marc Edwards launched a lawsuit today against Wayne State University for deliberately ignoring multiple Freedom...
WASHINGTON — Three former aides to Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt confirmed to congressional investigators that the EPA delayed producing emails and other government documents...

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State government transparency laws are under threat. Recent actions by three legislatures to circumvent their state’s public records and public meeting laws demonstrate sweeping efforts to undermine democracy. Read about these to undermine open government.

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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 consisting of state and regional affiliates representing 45 states and the District of Columbia. NFOIC promotes legislative and administrative reforms to ensure openness, transparency and accessibility in state and local governments and public institutions..