Editorial: Supreme Court erodes access to open records

Editorial from The Sacramento Bee: Public records have cleansing power, as Nevada is discovering. The U.S. Supreme Court doesn't seem interested.

[…]

Eight states have included residents-only clauses in their public records act. Nevada is not among them. But recent experience shows the importance of being able to access another state's public documents.

 

More

Supreme Court considers Va. limits on access to public records

From USA Today:

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's justices suggested Wednesday that state laws limiting access to government records to their own state residents might be pointless, but the justices seemed not to be persuaded that the laws are also unconstitutional.

More