Job Opening: NFOIC is hiring an outreach coordinator

September 10, 2020 Open Position:  Outreach Coordinator Description: The National Freedom of Information Coalition is seeking an outreach coordinator to support a network of state open government organizations through programs that position them for success. Candidates should have strong communication, organizational and analytical skills. A background in nonprofits, journalism or law is a plus. NFOIC was…


News Release: Guam open government leader joins NFOIC

August 19, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Daniel Bevarly, Executive Director 239.823.1811 The Vigilance Committee, Inc. a nonprofit organization in the U.S. Territory of Guam, is the newest member of the National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC). NFOIC is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit made of open government and freedom of information organizations. Its members represent 39 U.S….


Bill Lueders: A wish-list for open government in Wisconsin

Most candidates for public office, when asked, will pledge their support for open and transparent government. The real question is: Are they committed to fixing problems and expanding what information is available?

Recently, the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council drew up a “Legislative wish-list for open government”—changes in state law to improve access and accountability. As the various candidates in this fall’s elections crow about how open they will be, here are specific proposals they could and should be asked about.