State Rep. Chris Taylor told two different organizations that submitted two different open records requests that they would have to pay the exact same price to get the different records.
It is a short bill that’s getting a lot of attention from some media outlets in the state. AB 26, introduced by 7 Republicans and 1 Democrat, would raise the cost of open records requests, say opponents. Specifically, the bill allows government entities whose records have been requested to charge extra fees for the cost […]
Access to public records doesn’t just make a journalists job easier, it is essential to the democracy we live in. Open records allows the public a check on its government. One can only imagine the things that would occur when public officials know their actions are very well hidden. Sadly, a strong budget proposal for […]