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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. Sign up for our newsletter.

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Recent news
For Immediate Release Contact: Daniel Bevarly Executive Director, NFOIC dbevarly@nfoic.org 352-294-7082 (02/12/2020) The Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition and the Nevada Coalition for Open...
The National Freedom of Information Coalition is pleased to announce the publication of its latest white paper, “Blueprint to Transparency: Non-compliance and Lack of Enforcement of Open Records Laws...
For Immediate Release Contact: Daniel Bevarly Frank LoMonte Executive Director, NFOIC Executive Director, Brechner Center dbevarly@nfoic.org flomonte@ufl.edu 352-294-7082 352-392-2273 Do you have...
Democratic lawmakers in Annapolis have filed three separate bills aimed at strengthening the state’s public records law, which is used by journalists, attorneys, inmates and other members of the...
The Hamilton County Attorney's Office destroyed 98% of records requested by the Times Free Press, amid a disagreement over reasonable charges. The fight for the records, which were requested six...
The federal judiciary charges 10 cents per page to pull up court files from its online record repository. The fees can add up quickly, and users must consider whether each click to view a public...

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NFOIC's latest research looking at transparency legislation:

Blueprint to transparency

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 near you.

 

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