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Mo. Legislature Discusses Ferguson Bills; No Action Taken

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with Ferguson-related issues, but no action was taken.

There are only seven weeks left, and the committee heard a testimony of a bill mandating body cameras on all police officers. 152 more words

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Federal Advocacy for Archives: Pointers from a Former Hill Employee

Advocacy for archives. This is a hot issue in our field, and even though we believe without question that archives have value, this case has to be made to budget-conscious politicians, university administrators, and corporate boards. 1,169 more words

Advice

So we've talked about transparency...

But do you actually know what data transparency means?

Essentially, data transparency is the ability of consumers to know and understand what information is collected… 107 more words

Data

5 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW To Fight the UW Open Records Exemption

1. Go to a hearing.

I’ve written about my experience attending a hearing at Sequoya library a couple of weeks ago. One of our members attended the hearing at East High School last night and told us the following: 785 more words

Antivivisection

Legislative Update - Week 11

The House Transportation Committee heard the Senate transportation revenue and expenditure package, ESSB 5987 and ESSB 5988 this past Thursday.  The hearing took nearly three hours for 90-plus people to testify.  281 more words

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The Rundown on GOP Budget Proposals

Curated by Rosana Garcia

The recent release of Senate and House Budgets in Congress has generated a lot of buzz in health care circles.

Both the Senate and House have their own budget; since both bodies have a Republican majority, the GOP controls the budget process in Congress.  279 more words

Federal Reform

MSCF Legislative Update - March 23, 2015

From MSCF Legislative Chair Rick Nelson:

Greetings MSCF faculty!

There has been a lot of activity in St. Paul at the State Capitol these past few weeks.

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