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Couple notes from a story by Mark Scolforo of The Associated Press about the proposed amendments to the state’s right-to-know law.
Time-response log definition — including location — part of proposed amendments to Pa.’s right-to-know law
Right-to-know law amendments filed today by Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware County, include the definition of a time-response log that includes addresses or geographic location — a definition that arose from a Commonwealth Court decision in a case won by the York Daily Record/Sunday News.
West York flirted with getting rid of its borough police department and contracting with another local department for service, before deciding against it.
If you want to know how much business York County has done with someone, you can do so by requesting the county’s contracts with and payments to individual businesses.
The Associated Press’ Mark Scolforo reports that the AP used the Right-to-Know law to get a copy of a letter written by Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer that appeals the state’s decision to revoke Sandusky’s pension.
Democratic lawmakers are taking aim at the Corbett administration’s move to privatize the Pennsylvania Lottery’s management, saying it is shrouded in secrecy and will result in a corporate giveaway that diverts hundreds of millions of dollars from the state’s services for the elderly.
A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s severance and salary package worth $3.3 million — $1.25 million of which is severance pay under his agreement with the school — says that PSU will not release the severance agreement.
Pennsylvania residents can read the email of elected officials under a decision in favor of The Morning Call recently upheld by the state Supreme Court.
I’m getting ready to spend some time at the York Fair to talk about open records, and in preparation, I put together a starter kit of public records resources on the bookmarking service Evernote.
You may have heard about this four-wheeled mobile newsroom we call “Newsvroom.” The YDR’s mobile media lab debuted last week at the Central-West York high school football game. There’s lots of reporting on that at the link above. Next, Newsvroom will … Continue reading