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MONTPELIER — Lawmakers want to tweak Vermont's open meeting and public records regulations, but some say the changes don't do enough to increase governmental transparency. The Senate has advanced a...
LAWRENCE – Visibly exasperated and maybe a little embarrassed by the disarray that unfolded as they failed in three votes Tuesday to approve, reject or even just table a proposal to sell two downtown...
New York City education officials missed a deadline again this week for providing teacher misconduct records, pushing The 74’s wait for the documents, which are public , past the two-year mark. In a...
The city of Aurora has launched a new web-based Freedom of Information Act software system that allows people to file requests and search for information from their computers. The city officially...
JEFFERSON CITY — The attorney handling open records requests for Gov. Eric Greitens has left the governor's office for another position within Missouri government. Special counsel Sarah Madden said...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department plans to make changes to its gang member database following criticism that it's often inaccurate, outdated and racially skewed. The Chicago Tribune...
Colorado state lawmakers have been busy of late dealing with bills that affect the public's right to know in one way or another. The Colorado Press Association is tracking three bills with barely a...
A downtown real-estate developer is suing Phoenix for withholding public records related to the renovation of Talking Stick Resort Arena, home of the Phoenix Suns. Phoenix has been exploring...
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has sued two federal agencies over an unfulfilled public records request related to citizenship checks at major transportation hubs. The civil liberties...
Despite pressure from state officials, a citizen advisory board of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality refused last week to endorse an agency initiative to charge fees for some public...
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is launching another Sunshine Law investigation into fellow Republican Gov. Eric Greitens, this one centered on the governor’s use of social...
SARASOTA — Instant public access to the emails of hundreds of Sarasota city officials and employees has been restricted by the city in a move some citizens and public records experts call an...
The city's Bar Association is calling on lawmakers to repeal a decades-old statute shielding police disciplinary records from the public. The city's broad interpretation of the law, a 1976 civil...
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