ST. LOUS (AP) — The Missouri Court of Appeals at St. Louis on Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling that the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office violated the state's open records law by not producing records sought by a conservative journalist.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos testified Monday that he didn't review records turned over by the i…
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos testified Monday that he didn't review records turned over by the investigator Vos hired to look into the 2020 election to determine if they complied with the state open records law.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has rejected a prosecutor’s demand for records of his appearance at a pro-Donald Trump rally that preceded the assault on the U.S. Capitol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has declassified and publicly released video footage of a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians in the final hours of a chaotic American withdrawal that ended a 20-year war in Afghanistan.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A district attorney says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton violated the state's open records laws by withholding or failing to retain his communications relating to his appearance at a pro-Donald Trump rally that preceded the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last year.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear two lawsuits challenging new political maps drawn by the bipartisan redistricting commission.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two county commissioners in central Florida were suspended from office Thursday, several weeks after being arrested and charged with lying during an investigation of possible Sunshine Law violations.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attorney for a man who came within days of being executed in Virginia for a murder he didn’t commit has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against a state agency that’s withholding records the attorney believes will show authorities could have gotten the right suspect.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A state judge has ruled that thousands of documents related to security during the construction in North Dakota of the heavily protested Dakota Access Pipeline are public and subject to the state’s open records law.
Every time an elected official sends an email, it becomes a public record. When an employee at a government agency makes a purchase, that transaction is the public’s business. Whenever a permit or license is issued by a government authority, this is information you should be able to obtain.
Two years ago this month, a Madison East High School teacher chaperoning a Minneapolis field trip creeped into students’ rooms using copies of their room keys and planted hidden cameras in their bathrooms.
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The state Legislature would be required to hold its partisan meetings in the open under a bill to be introduced for the fourth time by Rep. Cory Mason, D-Racine.