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This week’s FOIA roundup: Ukraine redactions and new officials, bills and squabbles in the states

This week’s FOIA roundup: Ukraine redactions and new officials, bills and squabbles in the states

The weekly roundup of the latest in FOI. See something we missed? Let us know!

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I paid $125 for this photo of Angela Merkel

I paid $125 for this photo of Angela Merkel

After five years of trying to get records out of the Harvard University Police Department, I ended up spending $125 on a high-resolution photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This is the story of how and why.

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How do abortion opponents use public records?

How do abortion opponents use public records?

Freedom of Information is for everyone, but sometimes brushes up against the rights to privacy and safety. We’ve started a project to learn more.

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Wyoming environmental agency overcharges first request following adoption of new fee policies

Wyoming environmental agency overcharges first request following adoption of new fee policies

Wyoming’s new records fee policies were recently put to the test when the state’s Department of Environmental Quality were found to have charged over $400 for a request that fell well under the state’s new threshold for charging of electronic records.

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Four years after "winning" the Golden Padlock, Massachusetts State Police remains committed to secrecy

Four years after “winning” the Golden Padlock, Massachusetts State Police remains committed to secrecy

More often than not, Massachusetts has been hailed as one of the worst states in terms of access to information, blocking access to the judiciary, the legislature, and the office of the governor. Even more alarming, lengthy response times and frequently cited exemptions by its police departments all contribute to that reputation for restrictiveness. In fact, in 2015, the Massachusetts State Police won a unique award for its “contributions” to access.

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