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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From the Irish Times, Right to Access Birth Cert for Up to 50,000 Adopted:
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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.
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
From the New York Times, A Son Given Up for Adoption is Found After Half a Century, and Then Lost Again:
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Though it is less well known, many American women gave up their children to adoption under similarly coercive circumstances.
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