Tagged: Freedom Of Information Act

Righting an FOI Wrong (Editorial)

Righting an FOI Wrong (Editorial)

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The recent downfall of former state Rep. Micah Neal provides us a good opportunity to make an appeal to his former colleagues in the Legislature to undo some of the damage he did. read more >

UAMS Cures RxResults’ One-Sided Contract

UAMS Cures RxResults’ One-Sided Contract

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has corrected a contract that for nearly eight years gave a private company the exclusive right to market UAMS’ intellectual property and resulted in no royalty payments for UAMS. read more >

It Takes a Village II (Editorial)

It Takes a Village II (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

This week we praise the joint effort — even if neither coordinated nor fully intentional — of local media outlets to shed light on a puzzling situation involving the award of a $159 million state contract to an Indiana company. read more >

Let the Sun Shine (Editorial)

Let the Sun Shine (Editorial)

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Arkansans have had the legal right to know more about what all levels of our government are saying and doing for longer than most other Americans, but legislators do keep chipping away at the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act — and refusing to adopt technology that could improve its service to taxpayers. read more >

Freedom of Information at Work (Editorial)

Freedom of Information at Work (Editorial)

OpinionLegal

We see the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act being chipped away at all the time. The right for citizens to know what their government knows and what their government does has to be protected vigorously. read more >

Drip, Drip, Drip (Editorial)

Drip, Drip, Drip (Editorial)

Opinion

People again are chipping away at Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act. Does that mean that the Legislature is in session? Why, yes. Yes, it does. read more >

Your FOIA In Action (Editorial)

Your FOIA In Action (Editorial)

Opinion

Without the state Freedom of Information Act — underused by most Arkansans — we wouldn’t know about the recent misuse of campaign funds by elected officials. read more >

Put Your Name On It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

My “recent unpleasantness” — that’s my euphemism for the fallout from my boneheaded stunt of releasing publicly the last legally acquired list of the state’s concealed-carry licensees — has reinforced my disdain for people who operate in the shadow of anonymity. read more >

The War on Information (Editorial)

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Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, one of the first and best in the country for creating transparent government and holding government officials accountable, is under unprecedented attack. read more >