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Robin Vos: Stop Rationalizing, and Just Apologize

The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Assembly Speaker Robin Vos initiated the deplorable open records changes Republican leadership attempted to insert in the budget at the last minute.  395 more words

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A&M refuses to share records for animals in lab testing

San Antonio Express-News & Houston Chronicle

Associated Press

AUSTIN – Backed by a legal opinion from Attorney General Ken Paxton, Texas A&M University is refusing to divulge information about dozens of animals used in lab testing. 563 more words

Irish Government Working on Legislation to Open Adoption Records

From the Irish Times, Right to Access Birth Cert for Up to 50,000 Adopted:

As many as 50,000 adopted people will have the right to their birth certificate for the first time under new legislation being drawn up by the Government.

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Mayor talks about open records policy and government transparency

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In lieu of citizen complaints about the efficiency of the city’s open records polices, Mayor A C Wharton spoke out on how he planned to respond to a report calling for major changes. 271 more words

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Open Records Matter

From the New York Times, A Son Given Up for Adoption is Found After Half a Century, and Then Lost Again:

Though it is less well known, many American women gave up their children to adoption under similarly coercive circumstances.

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Adoption

Changes to Open Records? How About Changes to Open Meetings?

No need to comment about inserting changes to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law in the Budget.  That was just dumb.

But, if the Party wants to do something to make government better, how about making all proceedings of the legislature, including caucus meetings, subject to the same Open Meetings Law to which the legislature has subjected local government officials?  8 more words

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The Scott Walker Story: Intimidated, again!

Earlier this year, the Republican dominated Wisconsin legislature did Gov. Scott Walker’s bidding and elided The Wisconsin Idea from the University of Wisconsin system’s mission statement. 1,193 more words

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