News Release – New service tracks state transparency-related bills

        March 16, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Daniel Bevarly Executive Director, NFOIC 352-294-7082 New service tracks state transparency-related bills The National Freedom of Information Coalition is pleased to unveil a new bill tracking tool that will allow the public to more easily access information about transparency-related bills in their state. …


Legislation aimed at government transparency resurrected in Michigan

On Wednesday legislation aimed at government transparency was resurrected in the Michigan State House.

The bipartisan bills would allow you to formally request information from the governor’s office down to the state legislature. However the bills may prompt a showdown between the State House and the State Senate.

House lawmakers from both parties are putting State Senators on the spot, putting them on notice that there needs to be more government transparency in Michigan.