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Journalist presses for permanent fund investment records

...two years ago started down an investment path that put it squarely in the sights of one of Alaska's most fervent open-records law advocates. The Permanent Fund Corp. - like many other deep-pocketed investors in the United States - began funneling...
Palin's use of private e-mail subject of hearing

...Palin, who resigned July 26. Mike Mitchell, an assistant attorney general, said McLeod is misreading the state's open records law, and that the use of private e-mails for state business is a matter for state lawmakers to decide. In his oral...
Lawmakers want transparency in gas contract negotiations court. And that troubles another lawmaker. State Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, is researching potential open records law revisions. What is driving Dyson is a 5-year-old report from the Chicago-based watchdog Better Government Association...
Judge rules in Palin's favor in e-mail case's operation or organization, and that current open records law doesn't specifically deal with private e-mails...very well-reasoned decision" that the state's open records law does not go as far as plaintiffs claimed. "They raised...
My Turn: First Amendment champion battles on behalf of Alaskans

...institution such as a school district gets sued. McKay's fingerprints are all over Alaska's open meetings and open records law and its interpretation, be that testifying at hearings, arguing in court, leading open-government workshops...
Palin sued over private e-mails

...pricey searches. Charging nearly $1,000 to search a single e-mail address violates the spirit of the Alaska's open records law, according to Juneau attorney Doug Mertz, who has filed many requests of his own over the years. "In order to...


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