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Ethics questions prompts an agency retreat on boxing tickets for lawmakers

San Antonio Express-News & Houston Chronicle

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

Letter to Indiana Legislators in Support of SB352

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

Adoption Reform

Kansas Senate advances open records, meetings proposals

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

Sunshine Week: A cop killer and a state secret

It’s Sunshine Week, a yearly celebration of open and transparent government. So let’s talk about government secrets. Here’s one about a cop killer and Georgia’s state prison system. 259 more words


Colorado Makes Progress On Open-Records Costs

DENVER (AP) – A 2014 Colorado law to cap search fees for open-records requests has led to significant price decreases for the public, with some agencies dropping fees more than a third. 444 more words


Judges to rule on Open Records Officer's firing

Within 30 days, the Commonwealth Court is expected to rule on whether Governor Tom Wolf was justified in firing Erik Arneson.

Arneson was appointed as Director of Open Records by former Governor Tom Corbett back in January, and Wolf fired and replaced him when he took office. 242 more words


Court sides with city in open records lawsuit

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) — The court has made a ruling in a lawsuit filed against the City of Davenport over open records

Residents filed the suit, Diercks and Lane Vs. 68 more words