Here at the Archives, we have a number of people that are focused on facilitating transparency in government. We took the time to speak with a few of them to see what they do. 553 more words
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Lifehacker: How to Opt Out of the Most Popular People Search Sites. “Genealogy site Family Tree Now made waves when people discovered it can be used to look up almost anyone’s personal information, even if they’d never heard of the site before. 34 more words
Tom Price, the Georgia congressman tapped for the nation’s top health job, pressed Medicare officials on a funding change that led to a windfall for the small biotech company run by one of his top campaign contributors, according to a document released under an open records request. 1,208 more words
Oregonians may not know where to turn when they have questions about public records or have been denied public information.
That’s why Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s public records task force has discussed creating a public records advocate position. 45 more words
On 12/16/2016, The Des Moines Register reported that the Iowa Public Information Board had ruled that Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino was not a “government body” according to their rules and, therefore, was not required to follow open records laws, and not required to provide the Register with records pertaining contracts of its top executives. 169 more words