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National FOIA

News Items

Obama signs bill easing access to government records, McClatchy DC Bureau, 6/30/16

Appeals Court Says Government Email Stored On Private Servers Is Still Subject To FOIA Requests, TechDirt.com, 7/8/16

Court rules FOIA can apply to private email accounts, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, 7/6/16

After Baton Rouge Shooting, Questions Swirl Around Body Cam Failures, NBC News, 7/7/16

Privacy vs Accountability, GovTech.com, March 1, 2016

Piecing together America's Patchwork Quilt of Body Cams, Delaware Public Radio, February 27, 2016

Organizations and Resources

State Open Government Guide, assembled by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, this is a “complete compendium of information on every state’s open records and open meetings laws.” Last update was 2011, next update is scheduled for summer 2016.

State FOIA Resources, assembled by the National Freedom of Information Coalition. This site relies on states to self-report, so some information may be out of date. 

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