The Nevada Press Association is applauding the efforts of the Nevada Open Government Coalition, one of the newest members of the National Freedom of Information Coalition. The Nevada Open Government Coalition “had a significant impact” in the 2021 session of the Nevada Legislature. The coalition and the press association advocated for amendments that removed a […]
Nevada legislators make public records law, but it turns out they don’t have to follow it.
That could change during this legislative session. Senate Bill 170 would make the Nevada Legislature subject to public records laws, and would expand the kinds of information that can be requested.
But will legislators go for it? Will they pass a bill that exposes them to greater scrutiny?
Congratulations! You were one of the biggest winners of the first big deadline for bill passage at the Nevada Legislature.
How, exactly? By retaining your ability to review government records, which are the work product of your tax dollars.