Accessing access to public records in NC

From WFAE:

Of the 115 requests Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department received since the start of last year, nearly 40 percent were from lawyers and about a third of them got a full response in a month or less. By contrast, there other records requests going on five and six months without a resolution – they tend to be a lot more broad and complicated.

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NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for June 8, 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:

Des Moines school district says Sebring emails are public files

A Polk County district judge next week will listen to arguments regarding the release of additional personal emails sent and received on the Des Moines school district’s public account by former superintendent Nancy Sebring.

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