Requests from inmates overwhelm Pa. open records system

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From NewsWorks.org: Proposed revisions to Pennsylvania's open records law appear to require more fine-tuning as lawmakers attempt to address a surging number of requests from prison inmates.

State prisoners are among the most frequent filers when it comes to seeking documents under the state's open records law with the number of requests rising steadily since 2009. Proposed legislation calls for limiting the scope of those requests.

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