Budget bill threatens public records access in California

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From KPBS:  Last-minute language introduced into a trailer bill to California’s state budget would seriously threaten government transparency.

Peter Scheer, executive director of California’s First Amendment Coalition, said the amendment is meant to cut costs, but it would actually eliminate the public’s ability to get information with public records requests.

The California First Amendment Coalition is a member of NFOIC. --eds