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 →

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 →

Candidates who pledged support for open government fare well in Tuesday’s elections

A Payne County commissioner who pledged to comply with the state’s open government laws if re-elected fell just five votes shy on Tuesday of avoiding a runoff election Aug. 23. While in Norman, 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 →