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Guest posts welcomed

A valued commentator recently wrote that it would be of value to see some tips about how to write open records requests.

He also suggested that we might invite other people to write posts about how they are dealing with our local governments. 53 more words

Open Government

The Importance of Memory

I am writing this article on Friday 13th October 2017, which is the first time T&T has had a national holiday to honour the memory of our First Peoples. 3,003 more words

Politics And Public Affairs

Priceless? Estimating the cost of open government reforms

Results for Development has just published “Priceless?”, a report commissioned by the World Bank that develops a new, practical framework for estimating the full (economic) costs of open government programs (full disclosure: I have been minimally involved with the project at some of its stages). 116 more words

Open Government

Newspapers + Archives = Access

National Newspaper Week cannot be crammed into just seven days.  The deeper you delve, the more resources come to the surface. National Newspaper Week is also co-terminus and a propitious link with American Archives Month commemorated in October. 505 more words

Access To Information

Local governments to identify cost of public notices

Under a new Texas law, political subdivisions other than junior college districts will have to include a line item in their budgets showing how much they spend on notices they are required by law to publish in a newspaper. 332 more words

General Government

Keterbukaan Informasi : Spirit Hari Hak untuk Tahu Sedunia

Sudah 15 tahun berlalu hari right to know ditetapkan dalam dunia internasional lewat sebuah pertemuan Freedom of Information Organisation tanggal 28 September 2002, di Sofia, Bulgaria. 881 more words