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OPEN RECORDS: Senate Denies Carroll's Request

An open records request made by the head of the Iowa Republican Party into confidential settlements to former state employees has been denied.

Danny Carroll made the request to the Government Oversight Committee and Monday Secretary of the Senate Michael Marshall replied with a denial. 134 more words


Freedom of information?

April 11, 2014

Historically, one very useful competitive intelligence tool has been asking government units, federal, state and particularly local, for information from their records. This is done thanks to a variety of laws known as open records, freedom of information, etc., which required governments to provide information and documents following a written request. 601 more words

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SEBRING CASE: School District Appeals Ruling

The Des Moines School District is appealing a recent ruling to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Last month a Polk County judge denied a request by the district to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former superintendent Nancy Sebring. 107 more words


Pictures in need of accurate words: University of Florida animal photos

Pictures of a cat spay clinic misrepresented as a laboratory horror shop circulated the internet recently to support appeals to “end animal testing.” Speaking of Research wrote about it here “ 1,700 more words


OPEN RECORDS: Register Files Lawsuits Against State

Two lawsuits have been filed by the Des Moines Register against state agencies, seeking the release of public records in separate cases.

The lawsuits relate to a videotape of a 17-year-old girl being restrained at the Iowa Juvenile Home in November of 2012, and reports pertaining to the death of a man who was tasered several times during an incident in Worth County in 2013. 124 more words


U.S. Gives Russia Free Military Equipment Used By Army, Marines

Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.

This would be an act of treason if Russia were not a voting member of NATO. 579 more words

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