Checkbook NYC open-sourced at Personal Democracy Forum 2013

From IT News Online:  STERLING, Va., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The New York City Comptroller announced at the Personal Democracy Forum press conference that Checkbook NYC, a financial transparency tool developed by REI Systems, is now open-sourced and available for download by other city and state governments.

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NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for June 7, 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.

 

Bulldog open records lawsuit continues

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NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for May 3, 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.

 

Blackfoot woman receives Idaho open government award

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Did the Utica school board break the Open Meetings Law?

From Utica Observer-Dispatch:

UTICA — School boards legally can meet in private for several reasons, including matters of security, contract agreements or to discuss pending litigation.

One thing they can’t talk about in executive session: The budget.

Yet that’s what some members of the Utica City School District Board of Education say happened Tuesday.

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