National Freedom of Information Coalition
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Transparency Under Fire in Kentucky

From Bluegrass Institute:

The fight for government transparency in Kentucky never ends.

Recently an attempt to limit state spending transparency was introduced to the General Assembly. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported on this last week. According to the article, currently, private companies who have at least 25 percent of their revenue come from public projects find themselves subject to Kentucky open records laws. Apparently the requests for information are too burdensome for private companies and the proposed legislation aims to relieve them of this responsibility…