National Freedom of Information Coalition
Protecting Your Right to Open Government

State government asked to provide nearly every email ever sent

Open government experts say he's asking for the impossible. Tim Clemans, a local computer programmer, has requested almost every email from every state agency ever sent, which some fear could push the public records act to the breaking point.

Email is one of the main ways state government workers communicate. Clemans wants the public to have access to the messages those workers send.

"I'm really looking at the big picture here," Clemans said. "I want government to be transparent by default." Continue>>>