Virginia: Officials skirt public records law; taxpayers get the bill. Taxpayers of Bristol, Virginia will pay $32,000 for the city’s unsuccessful effort to defend its non-right to withhold records.
Wisconsin: Village must pay newspaper’s legal fees. Taxpayers of the village of Kronenwetter will pay about $10,000 for the village’s unsuccessful effort to defend its non-right to withhold records.
South Dakota: Wanted: Clear open records law. What needs to happen in South Dakota to promote transparency.
Tennessee: State ethics panel fails to conform with Tennessee’s open records law. Not getting off on the right foot.
The new Open Government blog is on a tear.