Contact: Ian Marquand, SPJ Freedom of Information Committee co-chairman, email@example.com or 406/542-4400
The state information service Stateline.org has published a new article detailing just how widespread the assault on public access has been in state legislatures since September. In a story datelined March 1, Kathleen Murphy writes that 17 states have proposed new laws or rules to limit access to public records.
You can read the article here.
Stateline.org also published a similar story last May.