UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh wants to know why a Garfield County judge sealed a libel lawsuit the day it was filed in 2017 by the meat-packing industry’s largest contract cleaner. Volokh shouldn’t Continue Reading →
FOI Oklahoma Executive Director Kay Bickham is retiring after 20 years with the statewide organization. Bickham, 77, has led the organization since its founding. “Kay has worked tirelessly for decades as a Continue Reading →
A former Putnam City Schools teacher has promised “to support legislation to strengthen the letter and the spirit” of Oklahoma’s open government laws if elected to the state Senate District 47 seat. In Continue Reading →
A Payne County commissioner who has pledged to comply with the state’s open government laws was re-elected in the Republican primary runoff Tuesday. Chris Reding retained the commission’s District 2 seat by Continue Reading →
Two former Kay County commissioners apparently had violated the state Open Meeting Act by discussing public business outside of public meetings, according to a state investigative audit released Wednesday. Then-Commissioners Dee Schieber and Continue Reading →
FOI Oklahoma’s board of directors will meet Aug. 30, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at OETA, 7403 N Kelley Ave, Oklahoma City. Dues-paying members are welcome to attend.
News 9 investigative reporter Alex Cameron will serve as FOI Oklahoma’s president for 2015, the organization’s 25th year of advocating for the First Amendment and open government. Cameron, director of statewide special Continue Reading →