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Know Your Rights: The power of public records when dealing with law enforcement

In our culture of expanding surveillance, we are constantly encouraged to report suspicious activity to authorities. What can be done when the people you want to hold accountable are the police themselves? This project means to subvert that attention from our fellow citizens towards law enforcement.

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Police and Inmate Record Project

This project will go into depth on police and records of suspects that are housed in prisons and county jails. I have always had a passion for learning the ways that jails operate and the internal documents that help to govern them.

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Elections 2024

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MuckRock and Sunlight Search, a nonpartisan research organization, are researching political candidates for the 2024 campaign season.

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For the Record: Requesting documents for the stadium that never was

MuckRock obtained documents on the $2 billion project that promised to bring two major D.C. teams to Virginia.

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For the Record: Celebrate the Fourth with FOIA

Get in the spirit of the holidays by making your own public records request or taking some inspiration from your fellow MuckRockers.

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Help track PPP loans associated with 2024 election candidates

MuckRock is working to obtain PPP loans by candidates in the 2024 election by using public records.

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For the Record: Requesting data inventories

For the Record: Requesting data inventories

MuckRock’s #FOIAFriday webinar series continued last Friday with a step-by-step guide on how to request data inventories from federal and state agencies.

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For the Record: Michigan bill could expand FOIA law to governor and legislature

Two bipartisan bills in Michigan could expand the state’s Freedom of Information Act to allow requests for documents in the governor’s office and the state legislature.

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