Monthly Archives: June 2010

A nod toward access in Delaware

State lawmakers in Delaware may make it possible for someone who is denied records in that state to get an opinion from the state attorney general. The idea is to give requesters a bit more resources when trying to get … Continue reading

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Your call: How can Pa.’s RTK law be strengthened?

I wanted to ask you question related to Pennsylvania’s open records law that arises out of a story we ran:“When open-records cases hit the court system, it’s ‘back to square one’” – published in early May, Jeff Frantz’ story showed … Continue reading

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Website aims to connect people with their government

It’s easy to complain — as I have occasionally on this blog — about how agencies and lawyers seem to try to keep info to themselves. But there is a lot of good open-records news out there, and part of … Continue reading

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42 U.S. senators back Snyder against Westboro Baptist Church

Spring Garden Township resident Albert Snyder got support from U.S. Sens. Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell and 40 of their colleagues in his fight against the Rev. Fred Phelps and Westboro Baptist Church. The 42 senators filed an amicus brief today … Continue reading

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