A New Mexico water commission yesterday decided to go forward with a plan to divert thousands of acre-feet of water from the Gila River, despite complaints by activists that it violated open meetings laws.Continue reading
Not only can open data and FOI disclosure efforts work symbiotically, they can also learn from each others’ shortcomings, and in many instances meet each other in the middle to create more robust disclosure.Continue reading
There are an increasing number of tools governments can use to help bolster open meetings with open data.Continue reading
For open meetings laws to live up to their full potential, they need to reflect the opportunities provided by recent advances in technology.Continue reading
States have complex levels of authority over municipalities, but that doesn't stop cities from crafting transparency reforms that lead locally and could impact state operations, too. This week, Atlanta proved to be a great example of such leadership. The ...Continue reading
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- In Georgia, Cumming Mayor Ford Gravitt removed citizen journalist Nydia Tisdale from a recent public meeting. Georgia Attorney General Sam ...
- The Salt Lake Tribune covered a University of Utah honors class project: developing a set of five guiding principles to ...