North Dakota has very strong transparency laws that make, with few exceptions, just about every government record and meeting completely open to the public. In many ways, North Dakota’s open records and open meetings laws could be a model for other states.
Yet there’s always room for improvement. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, a Republican, has formed a task force to review current law and make recommendations for improvements. I am happy to be one member of that task force, and these are some of the areas I think the state’s transparency laws could be improved. Continue>>>