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Alaska pursues lawsuit over refuge land closures

...6 million."But the federal government, in court records, contends the lawsuit is moot since the refuges are open. Government attorney Dean Dunsmore, in a May filing, said while the plaintiffs point to past lapses in federal money, they...
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Outside Editorial: Put more sunshine into U.S. Senate campaigns

...Sunshine Week, the nationwide annual call for greater open government so citizens, voters and taxpayers can keep track...Florida's senators should join this reasonable open government process.The FEC wants the Senate to change the rules...
Studies: Alaska lags in transparency

...public_access_to_information.Online:A complete breakdown of Alaska's open government laws can be found online at public information request letter creator can be found online at...
Outside editorial: Open government

...than make an affirmative statement of support for open government, President Bush seems content to let the legislation...amount and types of information they released. The Open Government Act of 2007, originally sponsored by Sens. Patrick...
Outside editorial: A step forward for open government, new media important step forward for open government and the ability of citizens to...changing the dynamics of media. The Open Government Act of 2007 improves FOIA private contractors. "The Open Government Act will help to reverse the...
State sets $340K fine for campaign violation

...fine has been proposed for the group Alaskans for Open Government, the top contributor in a campaign to stop the political...left in its bank account. Jacobus said Alaskans for Open Government didn't initially file reports with APOC because...
My turn: Public records in real time

Alaska has a long and proud tradition of open government and citizen access to the state's public records...few months. We remain committed to transparent, open government and the right of the people to access Alaska's public...
Legal memo: Text messages are public records in Alaska

...Parnell's administration.French, D-Anchorage, said in a news release that this is about "having a transparent and open government.""It is the right of the public to be able to see how and why their government officials are making the decisions...
Transparency you can't believe in - four years later

...signature initiatives: creating open government.On his first day in office...And even though his record on open government issues has been far from spotless...administration helped launch the Open Government Partnership, a multinational...
Bill would force super PACs to reveal their donors

...last year on issue ads. Those groups don't have to disclose their donors because they're governed by tax law.Open-government groups have pushed Congress, to no avail, for a law that would require politically active groups to disclose their...


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