Since it’s Sunshine Week, how about taking 40 minutes to study up on the open meetings laws and public records laws in your state(s) so the next time you need to stand your ground, you’re sure of yourself.
- National FOI Coalition list of state public records laws and resources in each state
- Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press open government guide with details on which records and meetings are covered under the state laws. The benefit here is that you can compare one state to another.
- All about the federal FOIA Act from the U.S. government