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NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for April 26, 2013

A few state FOIA and local open government news items selected from many of interest that we might or might not have drawn attention to earlier in the week. While you're at it, be sure to check out State FOIA Friday Archives. New Mexico court nixes damages against NM attorney general read more ...
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NFOIC supports open government lawsuit in Washington state

Resident claims that King County Housing Authority has established a nonprofit shadow organization to carry out its programs while circumventing the Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act. read more ...
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City of Palo Alto breaks opengov ground with launch of “Open GIS”

From GeoCommunity SpatialNews: read more ...
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Search for LSU president dodged public eye

From The Daily Reveille: read more ...
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The government can’t hide behind Gmail

From San Diego City Beat: I love public records laws like a firefighter loves his ax. I love the heft of the federal Freedom of Information Act (or the California Public Records Act) when I slam it into the door of the establishment. And I love it ...
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Vermont Legislature to postpone action on record exemptions

From burlingtonfreepress.com: MONTPELIER — The House takes up a short bill Tuesday morning that postpones decisions about public records exemptions until 2014 to allow for the Legislature’s legal staff to comb the statutes one las ...
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