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The UB Council violated New York State’s Open Meetings Law on Monday by barring students from its meeting, according to the state’s top open-government official. Roughly 50 graduate students and...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News have agreed to drop their claims against the city of Atlanta for what the media organizations described as “systemic violations” of the...
Following a federal bribery probe investigating former Mayor Kasim Reed’s administration’s muddy financial dealings, the City of Atlanta announced a new transparency tool called Atlanta’s Open...
As Fergus Falls City Council candidates sat in the Kennedy Secondary Auditorium Tuesday, a question on transparency was posed in one of the two debates. Several of the responses stated that council...
The Arkansas Attorney General's website states that "the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is one of the most comprehensive and strongest open-records and open-meetings laws in the country."...
A judge ordered Tuesday that Louisville must turn over to the Courier Journal the full proposal it offered Amazon to build its second headquarters here. The order was issued the day after Mayor Greg...

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NFOIC and the Ohio Coalition of Open Government are pleased to announce the 2018 FOI Summit will convene in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 21st and 22nd at the Westin Cincinnati. Read more about the summit and register to attend.

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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..