RTK resources

Pennsylvania’s new right-to-know law. December 2009: Here is the Rendell administration checklist of state agencies’ efforts toward transparency and compliance with the RTK law.

· Pennsylvania’s open records office
Contains information about the state’s new open records law. If you’ve been denied a record and you think it should be open, this is the office that will hear your appeal.

· Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition
A nonprofit that intends to help people make the most of the Right-to-Know law. Includes a forum in which experts answer questions about the law. Here is the coalition’s quick guide to the new right-to-know law. (pdf)

· National Freedom of Information Coalition
A nonprofit whose goal is to “protect the public’s right to oversee its government.” Site includes sample letters you can use to request information from public agencies.

· Pennsylvania Newspaper Association’s guide to the new open records law.

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