Calif. law professor seeks judge’s sealed order sealing libel lawsuit in Garfield County

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 →

Retired Putnam City Schools teacher pledges to support open government if elected to state Senate

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 →

State audit points to possible open meeting violations by ex-Kay County commissioners

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 selects new officers, board of directors to oversee its 25th year

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 →