Arkansas government transparency advocates proposed a ballot measure on Monday that would define a public meeting and create a special body to help citizens denied access to public records
Formed in the wake of last month’s special session to add exemptions to Arkansas’ public records law, Arkansas Citizens for Transparency hopes to protect the law by requiring a vote of the people to enact any future changes to lessen government openness.
An effort to ask voters to enshrine the state’s sunshine law in the Arkansas Constitution should come together quickly
And just like that, a freedom was stripped from all Arkansans
Senate Bill 10 shields from public access all records and communications concerning the planning or provision of security services to the governor and other state elected officials
Arkansas lawmakers’ third attempt in a week to alter the state’s Freedom of Information Act advanced in both the House and Senate
After two days of bipartisan backlash against proposed changes to Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, lawmakers filed narrower legislation to exempt information related to security services provided to the governor and other state officials