Explaining the Open Government Trainings Act

Recognizing that, “whether due to error or ignorance, violations of the public records act and open public meetings act are very costly for state and local governments,” the Legislature enacted and the Governor signed… 798 more words


Public Access is being limited in Sacramento County

Sacramento County is now following a trend of the many other counties (most notably Los Angeles County) and effective July 1, 2014 it will charge for access to on-line court records.  153 more words

New Warning Message on Florida House Archives

You gotta watch what Napoleon puts up on his wall. – unknown

In the wake of being informed that I’d have to pay $725 for public records… 1,075 more words

Enviro Wars Of Southwest Florida

How Anonymous are Anonymous Tips?

Frayda Bluestein of the UNC School of Government published a useful blog post on comments, e-mails, and messages received from citizens and whether or not they may be confidential. 25 more words