Over the last nine months, our FOIA Fellow Jessie Gomez has been looking at public records law across the nation through our State of State Public Records Law project. Today, we’ll be exploring the major takeaways from her reporting.
High price tags and records exemptions remain consistent barriers to access.
Legislative efforts to reform state public records law are good, but not enough.
Transparency advocates serve as key players in gaining better access to government records.
Records law issues remain a pertinent part in transparency conversations.