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What was the gang of five’s methodology in coming up with 17 exemptions?

November 22, 2013


It’s pretty easy to draw a straight line between the desired seventeen exemptions to public participation in judicial branch meetings and the desire ensure that there is no public participation. They made them broad exemptions that permit almost any committee chair to opt out of public participation by exempting themselves for nearly any reason their […]

Sanity prevails with respect to public records access…or does it?

June 20, 2013


Last night Speaker of the Assembly John Perez announced that the state assembly would vote today on Assembly trailer bill 71 that would reverse the dismantling of the public records act, currently being gutted by assembly trailer bill 76. Assembly bill 76 turned the public records act into optional best practices that can be ignored. […]