Lawmakers file bills bolstering Delaware's FOIA laws

Submitted by LDieringer on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:11am

Four pieces of legislation that could increase transparency in government and strengthen Delaware's Freedom of Information Act were filed by Democratic lawmakers Tuesday.

The bills tackle posting of meeting minutes, mailed FOIA requests, publishing of annual reports and require an annual seminar for the state's FOIA coordinators.

Rep. Ed Osienski, D-Newark, said in a press release that the bills collectively will strengthen the First State's FOIA statute and improve citizen access to public information. Continue>>>