You may have noticed that the nation’s law enforcement community has developed a bit of a credibility gap. And that is too bad – for all of us. 307 more words
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In a recent court ruling, the IRS was ordered to release digitally-readable versions of charity tax forms. An open-records advocacy group called Public.Resource.org filed a lawsuit against the government agency for converting Form 990s into PDF images which cannot be searched using data analytics. 451 more words
TOPEKA – Kansas government could become more transparent under a new law passed by the legislature today. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is pleased with the passage of a bill he proposed earlier this year. 173 more words
AUSTIN — When the cornerman for boxer Carlos Molina famously jumped into the ring a bit too early for the referee’s liking during a 2012 fight at Reliant Arena, prompting the winning Molina’s disqualification and thunderous boos from the packed crowd — few spectators had a better view than a trio of state lawmakers. 870 more words
I am an adult adoptee writing in support of SB352 coming up for a vote on Tuesday. I cannot stress how important this vote is to 350,000 Hoosier adoptees who have waited a lifetime to obtain their records and original birth certificate. 919 more words
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Senate has given first-round approval to two bills designed to make government more transparent.
Senators advanced the bills Thursday. They would limit government fees for producing records and make legislative meetings more accessible. 94 more words