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“The City Attorney (Scott Missall) and Mayor Pro Tem (Brian Holtzclaw) told Mrs. Polizzotto that the council asked them to convey to Mrs. Polizzotto that it was unanimous in its position that it did...
The National Association of Secretaries of State criticized a series of voting machine hacking events Thursday at DEFCON 26 in Las Vegas for being “unrealistic.” DEFCON’s Voting Machine Hacking...
Legal nuances and hair-splitting notwithstanding, this week’s New Jersey Supreme Court ruling that police do not need to release dashcam videos related to criminal investigations — unless an officer...
When it comes to today's technology, science fiction rarely remains fiction long. Technology has revolutionized parts of our daily lives, from health care to transportation. Apps on our phones track...
by Mitch Daniels to the Washington Post Dave Eggers’s 2013 novel “ The Circle ” depicts a world where demands for “openness” annihilate privacy and personal autonomy, creating a dystopian nightmare....
The nation’s newsrooms are pushing back against President Donald Trump with a coordinated series of newspaper editorials condemning his attacks on “fake news” and suggestion that journalists are the...

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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.

State Legislatures2018 FOI Summit

 

 

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.

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 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..