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Hennepin County violated state open records laws by failing to comply promptly with a request for information on the sheriff’s use of biometric technology, the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled in a...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The city of Ann Arbor has reversed its decision to withhold a Y Lot appraisal report from the public. The city released the 83-page document from Alcock & Williams LLC on Wednesday,...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission will have to re-appoint Alfonso Morales as Milwaukee police chief. The City Attorney's Office found the commission violated open meetings law by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of a Senate oversight committee is pressing the head of the Environmental Protection Agency to provide details about his use of multiple government email...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House gave initial approval Tuesday to a bill that would beef up the state’s open records law. The proposal would essentially give the attorney general’s office...
The D.C. Open Government Coalition testified Friday (13) against proposed budget cuts for the Office of Open Government and in favor of a separate board of directors. OGC Government Affairs chair Bob...
Public records have already established that former Milpitas City Manager Tom Williams tried to spend taxpayer money on his personal legal fees. They’ve shown that he threatened to sue his own city...
SPRINGFIELD — The Fourth District Appellate Court has affirmed a lower court's decision agreeing with an opinion issued by Attorney General Lisa Madigan that documents from a group founded to improve...
The Governor’s Office and the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety violated the state Open Records Act when they did not respond to a Tulsa World request for records in a “prompt and reasonable”...
Georgia law doesn’t require the public release of sexual harassment complaints filed against lawmakers, or the taxpayer-funded settlements they may trigger. The leading candidates for Georgia governor...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Report Documents Florida’s Lack of Accountability for Public Records Requests Percent of Requests with Fees and Amount Collected Varies Widely from County to County Gainesville,...
An annual review of the state Legislature’s record on open government issues reveals that while a dozen bills providing Sunshine Law exemptions won approval, only two were passed over objections from...
Concord — A bill to create a right-to-know ombudsman and citizens’ commission received initial approval in the House on Thursday, advancing an effort that supporters say will make it easier to resolve...
Judicial Watch have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of State for all records of communications relating to Uranium One...
Judge Barry Willett did not render a decision Friday afternoon, but he made clear his suspicions. The Jefferson County circuit court judge told attorneys for the University of Louisville he viewed the...