Stillwater Senator Dugger has introduced SB 1272 and SB 1256 designed to allow the government to operate in secrecy and discourage the citizens from accessing public records.
Oklahoma law requires public bodies to post their agendas on their public websites and they must maintain a mailing list for the public for free as well.
Lee|Coats Law's lawsuit against the Town of Big Cabin was settled yesterday with a judgment entered against the town with the town being ordered to pay $10,000 in attorney fees to Plaintiffs.
Part 2 of a 2 part series on the issue of standing to sue for Open Meeting Act violations.
Part 1 of a 2 part series on the issue of standing to sue for Open Meeting Act violations.
The Frontier sued Pottawatomie County Jail to force them to release video surrounding the death of an inmate. Pottawatomie County District Judge John G. Canavan Jr. held that the video is an open record and that the public has an interest in seeing how the jail operates.
A southeast Oklahoma assistant police chief quit days after an open records request was made for his employment application.
July 11, 2021 - The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press (RCFP) has come out swinging against local and state governments who don't think they have to comply with the Open Records and Open Meeting Acts. They have filed 4 lawsuits thus far and we anticipate that is just the beginning.
June 20, 2021
June 2, 2021