Privacy, government openness concerns weighed in Wyoming constitutional amendment

Rights to personal privacy and government access soon may be added to the Wyoming Constitution.

Lawmakers meeting at the Capitol on Wednesday voted to have staff members draft a proposed constitutional amendment that guarantees residents a “right to individual privacy” and a “right to know” about public business.


NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for November 22, 2013

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.

Minnesota high court: Business not subject to open-records laws


Super. of Public Instruction, Wyoming gov. in records request struggle

From Wyoming Tribune Eagle Online:  Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill and the governor's office remain deadlocked in a dispute over the release of public records.

Gov. Matt Mead said again on Monday that his office will not be able to meet Hill’s request that thousands of emails from his staff be released by next week.