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Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) - Comprehensive, independent, and nonpartisan information on federal enforcement, staffing and funding

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) - Comprehensive, independent, and nonpartisan information on federal enforcement, staffing and funding

Comprehensive non-partisan site with easily accessible statistics on federal law enforcement, staffing and spending. Data on federal employees, spending, prosecutions, sentencing, staffing, etc.

Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media - SCOTUSblog

Justice Sotomayor and Eva Longoria Bastón - SCOTUSblog

On March 1, Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke with actress Eva Longoria Bastón about Sotomayor's life, her new children’s book and more.

How Lawmakers and Courts Closed the Door on Open Government in Texas

How Lawmakers and Courts Closed the Door on Open Government in Texas

The Texas Legislature alone has hacked 63 exceptions into the Texas Public Information Act over the last four decades.

Public Information Requests | City of San Marcos, TX
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Public Information Requests

Search for public information, submit a request or check on the status of your request.

Government records officers frequently cite privacy restrictions to deny data requests. Here are some tips on how to overcome or sidestep these barriers.

How Health and Education Journalists Can Turn Privacy Laws to Their Advantage

Government records officers frequently cite privacy restrictions to deny data requests. Here are some tips on how to overcome or sidestep these barriers.

How Jerry Falwell Jr. mixed his personal finances with his university's - Reuters

How Jerry Falwell Jr. mixed his personal finances with his university's

After parting ways with President Jerry Falwell Jr in the wake of personal scandals, Liberty University has hired a firm to investigate “all facets” of Falwell’s tenure, including the school’s financial and real estate operations.

Records from before reopening show experts warned UNC of COVID-19 outbreaks - The Daily Tar Heel

Records from before reopening show experts warned UNC of COVID-19 outbreaks

Documents obtained by The Daily Tar Heel unravel the discussions and predictions issued to UNC before the announcement of the fall 2020 roadmap reopening plans. Health experts predicted outbreaks of COVID-19 on campus. UNC administration was in communication with leaders at other universities, also working on its plans for reopening for the fall 2020 semester. “There are several other AAU schools about to do the same. I think we will be in like with many other universities. I think we will…

A few parakeets that seemed to cause most of the consternation were swiftly removed and the birds that remain are well-liked by employees, a System spokesperson said.

Texas A&M System employees were asked to teach office pet birds to say “howdy.” It didn’t go well.

A few parakeets that seemed to cause most of the consternation were swiftly removed and the birds that remain are well-liked by employees, a System spokesperson said.

Access To and Use Of Voter Registration Lists

This page provides information on 50 state laws on access to and use of voter registration lists, including who is eligible to receive lists, what information lists contain, what information is kept confidential, and how information contained in voter lists may be used.

FOIA Machine

FOIA Machine

FOIA Machine

Reporter's Committee Public Records by State - TEXAS page.

Open Government Guide Texas - Reporters Committee

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Lawrence Mower of the Palm Beach Post in 2014 filed a public records request for 20 years of data on Florida Lottery winners. After analyzing the data, he found something unusual: A small number of lottery players were winning hundreds of times at almost inconceivably long odds. A statistician compared one frequent winner’s feat to […]

A nationwide reporting adventure tracks improbably frequent lottery winners

Lawrence Mower of the Palm Beach Post in 2014 filed a public records request for 20 years of data on Florida Lottery winners. After analyzing the data, he found something unusual: A small number of lottery players were winning hundreds of times at almost inconceivably long odds. A statistician compared one frequent winner’s feat to […]

BRIAN COLISTER How one reporter got the Sandra Bland cell phone video - Columbia Journalism Review

EXCLUSIVE: Sandra Bland Recorded Own Arrest

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