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NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for February 22, 2013

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.

Bill adds teeth to state laws on open meetings, records

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Bill eases access to NV public records

From Las Vegas Sun:

Lawmakers are scheduled to discuss a bill aimed at increasing government transparency and the availability of public records.

AB31 will be presented to the Assembly Committee on Government Affairs Thursday morning. The measure calls for all units of the Executive Department of State Government, excluding the Nevada System of Higher Education, to designate at least one employee as its records manager.

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NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for December 28, 2012

State FOIA Friday News 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:

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Roundhouse Roundup: Las Vegas emails and ‘leaking’ public records

From The Santa Fe New Mexican:

Gov. Susana Martinez isn’t the first New Mexico politician to cause controversy by using private email accounts to communicate about public policy. Three years ago in Las Vegas, N.M., the late former Mayor Tony Marquez was in a similar, if not identical situation.

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NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for June 22, 2012

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:

Judge’s ruling confirms Nevada public records are public

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