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Open Records Act amendment intended to end first-come, first-served response to requests

Gov. Mary Fallin’s policy of responding to records requests on a first-come, first-served basis should end under a recent amendment to the state Open Records Act. Any delay in providing access to Continue Reading →

Public bodies may post agenda online in lieu of posting paper copy

Public bodies don’t have to post paper copies of meeting agendas if they post the agendas on their websites and provide them free via email, under a bill signed by Gov. Mary Continue Reading →

Stillwater City Council member signs Open Government Pledge

A recently elected Stillwater city councilman has promised to comply with the letter and spirit of Oklahoma’s open government laws. In signing FOI Oklahoma’s Open Government Pledge for local candidates, John Wedlake also promised Continue Reading →

Seventh Open Gov’t Pledge signer joins Norman City Council

With the election of Sereta Wilson to represent Ward 5, seven of Norman’s eight City Council members have pledged to comply with the letter and spirit of Oklahoma’s open government laws. In signing FOI Oklahoma’s Open Government Continue Reading →

Retired Supreme Court Justice Steven W. Taylor speaks on open government at Night of Sunshine dinner

Freedom of Information Oklahoma’s second annual Night of Sunshine dinner April 7 will feature retired Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Steven W. Taylor, who will speak about the importance of ensuring openness in government Continue Reading →

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 First Amendment, freedom of information awards for 2016

Nominations are being accepted for FOI Oklahoma’s annual awards program that recognizes individuals and organizations who promote the First Amendment and freedom of information. The organization’s Black Hole Award is designated for those Continue Reading →