AG Cameron greenlights transparency loophole

Kentucky Open Government Coalition

The Kentucky Open Government Coalition works to preserve the rights of Kentuckians under our sunshine laws and to broaden public understanding of open government issues. It was founded in 2019 by Amye Bensenhaver and Jennifer P. Brown, editor of Hoptown Chronicle. Get news from the coalition delivered to your inbox by signing up for their weekly newsletter, The Transparency Project.

In a three-page open records decision issued Monday, Cameron allowed the Department of Fish and Wildlife to withhold records showing discussions of public business by public officials and employees on their privately owned devices.
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When officials put property records behind expensive paywalls, the public is required to purchase data that their taxes have already paid for.
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Sunshine Week is observed by the news media, government watchdogs and ordinary citizens to promote the importance of open government in a democracy.
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The sunshine laws that protect the public’s right to know how government agencies make decisions face potential serious threats.
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