Displaying items by tag: NC Open Government Coalition

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners could start the new year off with a change to a potentially problematic policy.

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ROCKINGHAM —The Richmond County government may have violated the First Amendment when denying an outspoken animal rights activist a chance to address the commissioners because of perceived threats from 2019.

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ROCKINGHAM — A provision in the Richmond County Board of Commissioners’ public appearance policy appears problematic, according to open government and free speech experts.

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RALEIGH — “Chapel Hill professors question group’s public records requests.”

“Governor and NC media settle dispute over McCrory’s records.” 

“Public records lawsuit filed against state Rep. Beverly Boswell.” 

All real headlines. All spanning North Carolina’s news cycles over the past decade. All present important questions about transparency and access to government records, which are, by statute, open to everyone — not just journalists — for inspection.

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