By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — Interested in snagging some public documents from Kansas State University?
Then get ready to take a trip back in time, because on campus in Manhattan, open records are a strictly 19th century affair.Read More →
Jim Pitts admits it.
Jim Pitts, chairman of the state House Appropriations Committee, said he routinely goes over the head of the Law School Admissions Council and intervenes directly with the dean of the law school and the university’s president, Bill Powers, on behalf of candidates for admission in the University of Texas System.Read More →
A shocking fee owed to private attorneys in the state’s tobacco settlement nearly 15 years ago left state lawmakers with a problem to solve.Read More →
Rep. Dan Ramos, D-Lorain, is right: all Ohio House legislative hearings should be broadcast and made available to the public.Read More →
By Eric Boehm and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org
The “most transparent administration in American history” has won another victory for secrecy.
A three-judge panel in U.S. Appeals Court ruled in favor of the Obama administration on Friday in an open-records case dealing with White House visitor logs. The court ruled that the logs, kept by the U.S. [...]