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Kansas officials' private emails to be subject to disclosure

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill to subject officials’ emails about public business to disclosure even if they’re on private accounts or devices. 103 more words


Kansas legislative negotiators broker open-records changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Negotiators with the Kansas House and Senate have reached a deal on a package of open-records reforms, setting it up for final votes in the state Legislature. 102 more words


Judicial Transparency Bill Dies At State Capitol

DENVER (CBS4)– Two bills dealing with transparency in government have failed at the state Capitol.

House Democrats killed a bill that would have required state courts to abide by Open Records laws. 112 more words


Kansas City transit alliance sued over open-records request

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A watchdog group is suing the Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance, alleging that entity has refused to release documents related to plans for expanded streetcars in the city. 110 more words


Bill amends open records law to give judge's more leeway

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has passed an amended bill that critics say will gut an open records law passed two years ago. 127 more words


City to court: Dismiss Easton Park lawsuit

Responding to a lawsuit alleging a Texas Open Meetings Act violation, the city of Austin said that the agenda posting for the zoning of the Easton Park development – which became controversial earlier this year because of the affordable housing provision – complies with state law and that… 446 more words