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Court orders FEC to stop stonewalling FOIA requests

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Victors in FOIA disputes should recover legal fees

From Rock River Times: SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Press Association (IPA) is urging the passage of Senate Bill 1514, which would allow citizens and the media to recover attorney fees when prevailing in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) di ...
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Washington governor fulfills promise to make records public

From Walla Walla Union-Bulletin: Gov. Jay Inslee, in fulfilling a campaign promise not to invoke executive privilege to block the release of public records, has taken an important stand for open government. read more ...
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San Jose to appeal ruling that private texts, emails can be public

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EPIC presses FBI in lawsuit for details on biometric database

From PCWorld: A privacy watchdog has filed a lawsuit contending the Federal Bureau of Investigation has failed to provide requested technical information about a biometric identification database expected to be the largest in the world. read more ...
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Wikileaks releases Kissinger Cables

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Indiana Senate votes down new fees for public records

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Kansas public records can be pricey to obtain

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Maine’s open government law often expanded, restricted

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Judge backs publisher over Raritan Borough in public records fight

From NJ.com: SOMERVILLE — A state judge has again denied Raritan Borough's efforts to charge a major newspaper publisher for public information — a decision in an ongoing battle that could cost the borough and its taxpayers as much as $750,000 in legal fees. read more ...
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