A few state FOIA and local open government news items selected from many of interest that we might or might not have drawn attention to earlier in the week. While you're at it, be sure to check out State FOIA Friday Archives.
Advocates, journalists honored for supporting open government
Read More… from NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for June 21, 2013
From Hartford Business: Sherman D. London, a consultant with the Trumbull-based public relations firm Michael J. London & Associates, has been named this year’s recipient of the Helen M. Loy Freedom of Information Award by the Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Read More… from SPJ honors London with FOI Award Girl Scouts elect 3 Emmys to NBC
From Washington Post: A state Freedom of Information commission on Monday ordered Newtown officials to provide it with 911 calls from the day of the shooting inside Sandy Hook Elementary School as it considers an appeal for their release by The Associated Press.
Read More… from Newtown officials ordered to provide 911 calls to public records panel for review