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Lawsuits seek Ferguson victim's juvenile records

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday when a judge considers two media requests to release any possible juvenile records of the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month. 532 more words


Mo. Measure Seeks To Strengthen Open Records Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Government officials in Missouri could be required to give more notice before holding public meetings and face a greater likelihood of penalties for violations of the state’s open meetings and records law under a bill pending in the state Senate. 614 more words


Private adoptions and adoption ads are legal in Missouri.

A Missouri publisher asked whether it is appropriate to run classified ads for adoptions. Below is the response from attorney Jean Maneke, Missouri Press Association’s Legal Hotline counselor. 182 more words


Documents reveal Missouri license records fee increase set to pay for computer system

Thursday, May 22, 2008
The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A sharp fee increase for state vehicle and driver’s license records appears to have been set to pay for the cost of a new computer system — a justification not allowed under Missouri’s open-records law. 766 more words


Sunshine, shield on legislative agenda

Revenue Dept. rules newspapers should not have to pay taxes on delivery costs 

By MPA President David Bradley
St. Joseph News-Press
My term as president of Missouri Press Association has passed by in a flash. 594 more words

From The MPA President