FOI Oklahoma seeks nominations for First Amendment, freedom of information awards for 2016
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Retired Supreme Court Justice Steven W. Taylor speaks on open government at Night of Sunshine dinner

State Senate bill punishes posting ‘personal’ info about police if it poses ‘serious, imminent threat’

Sen. David Holt tweeted today about his Senate Bill 620: “Stops people from sharing personal addresses of law enforcement officers if intended to cause physical harm.” The Oklahoma City Republican is a Continue Reading →

FOI Oklahoma seeks nominations for at large directors

Freedom of Information Oklahoma Inc. is seeking applicants to serve in at large positions on its board of directors beginning this month. Founded in 1990, FOI Oklahoma is a statewide nonprofit actively Continue Reading →

Former Chickasha city manager alleges open records, meeting violations

Chickasha’s former city manager has accused city officials of open government violations centered around his firing in early October. In a lawsuit filed Oct. 24, Alan Guard said officials violated the state Open Continue Reading →

Signers of Open Government Pledge elected to state House, Tulsa County court clerk

Tulsa County’s new court clerk and three new state representatives promised prior to Tuesday’s election to support the right of Oklahomans to be fully informed about their government. In all, five candidates Continue Reading →

Republican representative signs Open Government Pledge

Rep. Bobby L. Cleveland has promised “to support legislation to strengthen the letter and the spirit” of Oklahoma’s open government laws if re-elected to the House District 20 seat. In signing FOI Oklahoma’s Continue Reading →

Recent USAO graduate seeking House District 54 seat signs Open Government Pledge

Democrat Mary Newcome-Hatch has pledged “to support legislation to strengthen the letter and the spirit” of Oklahoma’s open government laws if elected to the House District 54 seat. In signing FOI Oklahoma’s Continue Reading →

Independent candidate seeking Senate District 19 seat signs Open Government Pledge

A member of the Enid-area planning commission has pledged “to support legislation to strengthen the letter and the spirit” of Oklahoma’s open government laws if elected to the Senate District 19 seat. In Continue Reading →