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:
Is secrecy justified in George Zimmerman case?
On the very first day George Zimmerman faced a judge on charges of murdering Trayvon Martin, it appeared the special prosecutor and Zimmerman's attorney were working together to keep certain records secret.
A few open government and FOIA news items selected from many of interest that we might or might not have drawn attention to earlier:
"Why I'm Suing the FBI, the DoD and the CIA"
Over the past year, I've filed dozens of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the FBI, CIA, Department of Defense, and other government agencies in hopes of prying loose documents I need to support my investigative reporting efforts on a wide-range of issues and policies.