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Public Access
Florida Governor

Florida Works to Keep Official Meetings Accessible Amid COVID-19

Local officials in Florida experiment with digital technologies to ensure public access after the governor suspends law requiring in-person meetings.

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Liberty Bell Philadelphia

Federal Judge Says Philadelphia Municipal Court’s Rules Violate the First Amendment

“Not all documentation is reasonable,” Nicolas Riley, one of the plaintiff's attorneys, said, noting that most people could see why an 18-person camera crew might be disruptive. “The problem here was that the court had made it impossible to get down what happened during bail hearings.”

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Public Library in Texas Town Cancels Speaking Event with Trans Author

A public library in Leander, Texas canceled an event involving Lilah Sturges, a trans woman and graphic novelist, after city […]

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Missouri Attorney General Changes His Mind About Exceptions to Sunshine Laws

August 21, 2019: “Very Limited Instances” When Privacy Can Be Used to Withhold Government Records, says Missouri Attorney General. On […]

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CDC worker

CDC Joins Other Administration Agencies in Restricting Reporters

Though the White House has denied "media gags" at agencies from the EPA to the National Park Service, the chill continues to be felt by reporters covering the current Administration. The latest: higher ups at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention appear to have reduced reporter access according to a recently released email obtained by Axios.

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