FOI Oklahoma names new executive director

Andy Moore has been named the new executive director of FOI Oklahoma, becoming only the second ever to hold the post, it was announced last week. Moore succeeds original executive director Kay Bickham, who earlier this year announced her retirement after nearly two decades. Moore, an Oklahoma City resident and founder of Let’s Fix This,…

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Why Isn’t the Michigan Legislature Covered by the Freedom of Information Act?

Nearly every state allows citizens to access records about state legislatures and governors. Not Michigan. It’s not for a lack of trying. Bills introduced in each of the last two years have passed the Michigan House but died in the Senate. Jane Briggs-Bunting, founding president and current board member of the Michigan Coalition for Open Government, says she’ll keep working…

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