From Park Rapids Enterprise.com:
Hubbard County will implement a fee system for retrieval of online land records, in part to protect a valuable commodity and to protect taxpayers’ interests.
The county has subscribed to an online program that makes public property records such as locations and deeds more accessible.
From Des Moines Register:
The state of Iowa will pay $30,500 in legal fees accumulated by a newspaper in a lawsuit over access to records from the University of Iowa.
From Mercer Island Reporter:
The number of public records requests made to the City of Mercer Island (Wa.) went down this past year. But the cost of handling them was still substantial.
“About 30 percent of my time in the first 11 months of 2011, was spent on records requests. City Clerk Ali Spietz said.