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New public records bill puts teeth in right to know law



Vt Digger - - 9:46 am Wed May 18th, 2011

More light. That is at heart the reason the public records bill, H. 73, was passed this year, though it's not just "defrosting the windshield," as State Archivist Gregory Sanford puts it, so that citizens can see "the wheels [of government] go round and round."

H. 73 revises and amplifies earlier "government transparency" legislation that, post-Watergate, provided definitions and process around public records.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2011/05/18/new-public-records-...

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