Bill to allow new public records fees pulled from House consideration

State Rep. Steve McDaniel this morning took off notice a bill that would allow new charges to be assessed citizens who want to inspect public records. House Bill 315 and Continue Reading

NFOIC and SPJ combine war chests to fight for Freedom of Information

Joint press release from SPJ-NFOIC. (TCOG is a member of NFOIC): INDIANAPOLIS/Jefferson City – The Society of Professional Journalists and the National Freedom of Information Coalition are joining forces – Continue Reading

Increasing fees for public records is not the answer for government transparency

The fastest way to shut down access to government records is to charge fees people can’t afford to pay. Another way is to simply ignore or delay responding to citizens Continue Reading