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How much per page would you pay for copies of a public record?

A York County agency recently tried to charge us 50 cents per page to make copies of a public document. The state’s open records office set the fee for copies at up to 25 cents for state agencies, although the … Continue reading

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Getting all hot and bothered over 54 cents

I think there are a lot of people who work with open records who think it’d be great if agencies were told they can’t charge 25 cents per copy, because that’s a money-making deal for them. Not that they’re getting … Continue reading

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Yes, but fork over $111,930 for those records

A research group recently received an answer for its 2006 records request. Yes, you can have the records. If you pay nearly $112,000. This is how the requester responded to that price tag: “Your letter provides no information why 861 … Continue reading

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24 cents too much?

The state Office of Open Records set the rate for copies at 25 cents per page for most documents, with higher fees for things such as certified copies. Warren Bulette, a resident of the York Suburban School District, recently paid … Continue reading

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Battle to get a budget

Some of Shrewsbury Township’s supervisors have been grumpy about the state’s new open records law. They say residents are abusing it, creating too much work for office staff. They are also unhappy with the 25 cents per-page fee, saying it … Continue reading

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