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he Appellate Division ruled on Tuesday that a person seeking records under the state’s Open Public Records Act does not have to be a resident of the state. In a published opinion covering a trio of...
JEFFERSON CITY — An ongoing lawsuit has elicited more answers about Gov. Eric Greitens' secret communications than Attorney General Josh Hawley obtained, in large part because the lawyer working the...
FAYETTE — The Missouri Supreme Court could be tasked with interpreting the state's open record laws, Judge Scott Hayes of the 14th Judicial Circuit Court said on Wednesday. The legal question at hand...
Read the latest newsletter of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping Coloradans understand and use their rights of access to the records and...
Voting Tuesday (15) for a measure to place the beleaguered Office of Open Government squarely under the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability (BEGA), the Council abandoned the concept of “an...
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) — A Franklin Circuit Court judge has ruled in favor of the Bluegrass Institute Center for Open Government’s claim that the Kentucky House of Representatives illegally conducted a...
Those attending public meetings at the Lackawanna County Administration Building may bring and use their cellphones, Sheriff Mark McAndrew clarified Monday. Calling it an issue of safety and security,...
A judge is deciding whether Brigham Young University’s police department should be required to comply with Utah’s open records laws. The law enforcement arm of the private university, owned by The...
The Federal Election Commission could begin demanding more information about the vendors and consultants political committees pay, thanks to a federal appeals court decision Friday. The impact of the...
A 48-page newsprint candidate-endorsement publication mailed to voters statewide is exempt from campaign finance reporting rules under Idaho law because it qualifies as a newspaper, the Idaho Attorney...
If you want to know how much your local government is spending on private lobbyists to lobby the Legislature, the Florida House has a web page devoted to disclosing it. But though House Speaker...
AUSTIN (KXAN) - The city of Austin will receive a report Tuesday on how open and transparent it is when it comes to some major decisions that impact residents' tax dollars. The report is from an...
(CNN) — Starting this month, if you get stopped by a police officer in New York City and are not arrested, you may be handed a business card that will explain how to request officers' body camera...
If Gov. Jeff Colyer signs the latest budget bill passed by the Kansas legislature, Wichita State will have to open its student fees deliberations next year. The Kansas Legislature sent a budget bill...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence attorney says the Kansas Board of Regents likely violated state open-meetings laws by employing the former University of Kansas chancellor as a special adviser without...