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Senate Update of Open Record Laws Hailed

Originally published for The Sun Chronicle on Feb. 1, 2016

While local legislators and open record advocates are praising the Senate’s proposed public records bill, saying it enhances government accountability and makes records easier and cheaper to access, some officials believe the bill will be expensive for cities and towns. 757 more words

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Letter to Indiana Legislators in Support of SB91

I am writing to encourage your support of Senate Bill 91 which will allow  ALL Hoosier Adoptees equal access to their original birth certificates. Pre 1994 adoptees deserve the same access as post 1994 adoptees. 981 more words

Adoption Search And Reunion

On Open Records

Wisconsin, we have a problem. Once a state where clean, open government was the norm, the Republican majority party is trying to wheel and deal in secret. 283 more words

Judge rules county commission applications are open records

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Candidates’ applications for two county commission openings filled last year by Gov. Sam Brownback are not exempt from the Kansas open records law, a judge has ruled. 231 more words

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To Speak Or Not To Speak: The Adoptee Dilemma

November is National Adoption Month (NAM).  During this month we are supposed to “celebrate” adoption. The problem with this is that the voices of adoptees are usually absent from the conversation.  1,425 more words

Healing The Past

What National Adoption Month Means To Adoptees

November is National Adoption Month (NAM).  During this month we are supposed to “celebrate” adoption. The problem with this is that the voices of adoptees are usually absent from the conversation.  884 more words

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