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 →

EPA head Scott Pruitt deemed open records Black Hole while he served as Okla. attorney general

OKLAHOMA CITY – A city clerk, a college professor and a Norman attorney received awards Friday for their contributions to openness in government and for promoting the free flow of information in 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 →

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 →