Ruth Neely

Ned Donovan filed this request with the Office of the Governor - Wyoming of Wyoming.
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From: Ned Donovan

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Wyoming Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Documents pertaining to the Hon. Ruth Neely, Pinedale Town Judge and part-time Wyoming Circuit Court Magistrate. This request only covers documents created after October 1 2014, nothing from before that is not requested or required. Documents sought are as follows:

-memos or requests received from the Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics, the Wyoming Attorney General's Office, the Wyoming Secretary of State's Office, and the Town of Pinedale that mention or discuss Judge Neely.
-emails with the aforementioned authorities that mention or discuss Judge Ruth Neely.
-emails with the aforementioned authorities that discuss Wyoming judges refusing to officiate same-sex weddings.
-memos, emails, and requests sent internally that mention or discuss Judge Ruth Neely.
-memos, emails, and requests received that discuss Wyoming judges refusing to officiate same-sex weddings.
-memos, emails, and requests sent internally that discuss Wyoming judges refusing to officiate same-sex weddings.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Yours faithfully,

Ned Donovan

From: Richard Barrett

Dear MuckRock:

This email correspondence is a response to your public records request
received by the Governor's Office on December 27, 2016. You requested memos
or requests received from the Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and
Ethics, the Wyoming Attorney General's Office, the Wyoming Secretary of
State's Office, and the Town of Pinedale that mention or discuss Judge Ruth
Neely.

You also requested emails with the above authorities that mention or
discuss Judge Neely or discuss Wyoming judges refusing to officiate
same-sex weddings. You further requested memos, emails, and requests sent
internally that mention or discuss Judge Neely or that discuss Wyoming
judges refusing to officiate same-sex weddings. Finally, you requested
memos, emails, and requests received that discuss Wyoming judges refusing
to officiate same-sex weddings.

Your request is limited to document created after October 1, 2014

The Governor's Office is the custodian of the documents you have requested.
Consistent with the Wyoming Public Records Act, W.S. 16-4-201 through
16-4-205, we will compile and review the records in a timely manner. We are
in the process of retrieving the documents, if any, from storage and will
contact you when the documents are available for inspection.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Richard Barrett

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Richard J. Barrett
Special Counsel to the Governor
Office of the Governor
2323 Carey Ave.
Cheyenne WY 82002
Phone: 307.777.8214
Fax: 307.632.3909
richard.barrett@wyo.gov
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E-Mail to and from me, in connection with the transaction
of public business, is subject to the Wyoming Public Records
Act and may be disclosed to third parties.

From: Ned Donovan

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 27, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Richard Barrett

To Whom It May Concern:

We are actively working on your request. We are hoping to respond within
the next two weeks.

Sincerely,

Richard Barrett

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Richard J. Barrett
Special Counsel to the Governor
Office of the Governor
2323 Carey Ave.
Cheyenne WY 82002
Phone: 307.777.8214
Fax: 307.632.3909
richard.barrett@wyo.gov
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E-Mail to and from me, in connection with the transaction
of public business, is subject to the Wyoming Public Records
Act and may be disclosed to third parties.

From: Office of the Governor - Wyoming

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Ned Donovan

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Ned Donovan

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