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Archive of posts filed under the Open Meeting Law category.

NEFAC seeks nominations for annual citizenship and FOI awards

The New England First Amendment Coalition is seeking applications for a pair of annual awards to recognize both private citizens and professional journalists who aggressively advance the people’s knowledge of what government is doing – or failing to do – on their behalf.

Help support NEFAC’s New England First Amendment Institute on #GivingTuesday

Until December 27, we will be accepting contributions through Indiegogo to help grow our New England First Amendment Institute. Our goal is to raise $10,000. This money will help us better educate journalists throughout the region and improve the institute’s programming. With just about a month remaining in our campaign, we are nearly one-fifth of the way there.

NEFAC seeks support in 2013 appeal

If you’re motivated to give now to support NEFAC’s work spreading the gospel of open government, go to our special annual appeal site for the perks available from our partners across New England for a modest donation.

ACLU again checks R.I. school board on failing to open testing talks

For the third time in less than two months, the ACLU of Rhode Island has taken legal action against the state Board of Education for violating open government laws. They all involve the board’s persistent refusal to publicly address a controversial “high stakes testing” requirement that takes effect this school year for high school seniors.