Every state has different open records and open meetings laws.
To find your specific state’s laws, click here. To compare a specific point from one state with another, check out the Open Government Guide produced by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.
Additionally, NFOIC state coalitions and other groups and resources can aid you in generating state FOI request letters, comparing your state’s provisions to those of other states, planning a records audit, providing FOI training, or learning more about open government.
Visit the FOI Hotlines page for assistance in answering your FOI and FOIA questions.
For federal resources in Washington, D.C., and nationally, visit our federal resources page.