COLUMBUS, Ohio — A handful of Cuyahoga County governments were among 267 cited last year by Auditor Dave Yost’s office for not following various laws pertaining to Ohio’s public records policies. Yost’s office issued 321 citations in 2017 to cities, villages, libraries and school districts for failing to attend public records law training, to have […]
The Ohio Supreme Court, which serves as the ultimate referee in fights for public records, most often sides with the government, a new analysis from the Ohio Coalition for Open Government shows.
From NFOIC: 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.
From The Blade via Ohio Newspaper Association: Local cities and townships can now meet secretly behind closed doors to discuss economic development deals with businesses under a provision tucked into the just-signed state budget.