An Oklahoma-based journalist is suing the state’s governor and attorney general over delays to multiple open records requests, including some filed more than a year ago.
Senator Kay Floyd, Rep. Townley, Rep. Provenzano author and pass bill to help public bodies keep investigative reports of public misconduct secret.
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.
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