FOI Oklahoma deems Norman a Black Hole for refusing to release records
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Open government supporters elected in Norman, Stillwater

Three candidates who pledged to comply with the letter and spirit of Oklahoma’s open government laws were elected to council seats in Norman and Stillwater last week. Norman’s new mayor had signed the pledge Continue Reading →

Why reporters should do their own reporting

For the past year, news media have reported that University of Oklahoma President David Boren expelled two Sigma Alpha Epsilon members from the school for leading a racist chant during a fraternity outing. Continue Reading →

Second Norman Ward 4 candidate signs Open Government Pledge

A local attorney has promised to comply with the letter and spirit of the state’s Open Meeting and Open Records laws if elected to the Norman City Council Ward 4 seat. In signing FOI Oklahoma’s Open Government Continue Reading →

A Night of Sunshine: FOI Oklahoma’s Annual Sunshine Awards

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Sunshine Week promotes the principle that government records must be open and easily accessible for the public. Join with Freedom of Information Oklahoma Inc. in celebrating that idea on Saturday, April 2, Continue Reading →

Norman Ward 2 candidates sign Open Government Pledge

The winner of the Norman City Council Ward 2 seat will have promised to comply with the letter and spirit of the state’s Open Meeting and Open Records laws. In signing FOI Oklahoma’s Open Government Pledge, each candidate also promised Continue Reading →

Norman Ward 4 candidate pledges open government

A co-founder of Yes All Daughters has promised to comply with the letter and spirit of the state’s Open Meeting and Open Records laws if elected to the Norman City Council Ward 4 seat. Continue Reading →

Court of Civil Appeals rejects coach’s plea to seal court record of DUI

A coach’s concern about the consequences if her players and students discovered her “conviction for driving under the influence and revocation of her driver’s license” was not a compelling reason to seal Continue Reading →