Current events surrounding law enforcement have been in the spotlight like never before. We're seeing a flurry of law reforms to increase the availability of police records to the public. Find examples of laws that have passed and read why they're important.
The Freedom of Information Act’s 54th birthday is coming up and we wanted to celebrate with the story of how it came to be. Read on to get the historical synopsis of why and how the bill was written and passed into law and find out the significance of that occasion from the 1950’s to now.
State FOIA laws are always in-flux. Understand how the passing of Oregon’s Senate Bill 481 affects how the state's governments are required to respond to and manage public records requests.
California Police Departments are likely to experience a significant increase in records requests after January 1st because of the recently passed SB1421. If you've been considering getting a public records solution now is the time.
A getting started guide for the State of Washington's reporting requirements for HB1594, an update to the Public Records Act. In this post we’ll review the reporting requirements and how to help you meet them as easily and painlessly as possible. Read on to get started!
Whether you call it FOIA, Public Records, Open Records, Sunshine or any number of other names, a government's process of releasing information to the public should be easy, repeatable, and measurable.
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