NEFAC Open Government News for Novermber

From New England First Amendment Coalition: The New England Fist Amendment Coalition published its NEFAC Report for November 2013. In this issue: The Diminishing Public View, Barge? What Barge!? Oh, That Barge! Indiegogo Campaign Underway to Fund New England Fist Amendment Institute, and more.

The Diminishing Public View

By Rosanna Cavanagh


Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition released latest newsletter

From Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition: The Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition released its latest newsletter. In this issue: When public information is not public, Littleton voters restrict City Council’s use of closed-door meetings, Journalist sues Archuleta County commissioner over secret meeting and loses, but would “gladly do the same thing again,” Judge rejects secrecy motion in Aurora movie theater shooting case, What is a “reasonable” CORA fee?…


FAF Sunshine Report – Volume 3 Fall 2013

From Florida First Amendment Foundation: In this issue —

Petersen appointed to user experience task force

State Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) recently appointed FAF President Barbara Petersen to a special legislative panel assigned to improve online access to financial records and contracts. The User Experience Task Force will evaluate ways to make data more accessible to the public by consolidating existing state operational and fiscal information websites into a single website . . .


The NEFAC Report for September 2013

From New England First Amendment Coalition: The New England First Amendment Coalition published its latest NEFAC Report. The publication includes: Head scratcher: US marshals say photos would invade VT killer's privacy, ACLU again checks RI school board on failing to open testing talks, MA town sues gaming commission for proposed casino details, NEFAC will honor James Risen with Hamblett Award at annual luncheon, and more.


FOI InSight: The latest NFOIC opengov newsletter

From Volume 1, Issue 10 of NFOIC's FOI InSight newsletter: 2013 FOI Summit Wrap-up … This just in: NFOIC in NOLA, from Mike Sherry … The Deliberative Process 150 Years Post-Lincoln … Not a Picayune Problem … Keynote Presentation … #OpenGov Hall of Fame Induction … Digital Dodges and the Email Sleight of Hand … Technology and Access: Promise, Possibility and Perils … Nominate a New Mexico open government hero! …