Your Right to Know
Oct 1st, 2015 by Bill Lueders
Assembly voted 96-1 for resolution backing open government, but legislators continue to look for ways to limit it.
Sep 1st, 2015 by Steve Lovejoy
State Supreme Court ruling may allow governments to evade or delay obeying law.
Aug 3rd, 2015 by George Stanley
Planning began last September and would have ended open records for all local governments as well.
Jul 3rd, 2015 by Bill Lueders
Budget provision with no author will decimate open records rules for legislature. It will pass unless there is an outcry from legislators.
Jul 2nd, 2015 by Bill Lueders
Provision slipped into budget allows universities to hide names of top candidates for key positions. No other state agencies enjoy this exemption.
Jun 2nd, 2015 by Christa Westerberg
Administration claims records of staff's preliminary analysis should be withheld. Critics argue that's illegal and makes governor less transparent than legislators.
Apr 30th, 2015 by Ernst-Ulrich Franzen
Few think government does a good job of sharing digital data.
Apr 3rd, 2015 by April Barker
Attorney General's proposal sounds good, but the devil's in the details.
Feb 18th, 2015 by Bill Lueders
Walker's budget adds a blanket exemption that would allow UW to deny public record requests on controversial research, conflicts of interest or how tax dollars are spent.
Feb 6th, 2015 by Julia Hunter
Have municipalities gone overboard in protecting police and accident reports?
Jan 5th, 2015 by Jason Smathers
It can help explain what government officials are doing, but some are fighting media requests for this.