PaFOIC Testimonies

Testimony by the Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition before state House and Senate committees, on legislation amending the state’s Right-to-Know Law and Sunshine Act.

PaFOIC Comments on the AOPC’s Proposed Access Policy

We were particularly impressed with the explanatory report issued with the proposed public access policy although we were disappointed that the AOPC did not include on the committee a representative who could speak for the public’s interest in access.

Remarks on Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law and SB 444

“One critical issue — which SB 444 must address, please — is the power agencies have assumed to simply ignore the law, since the Office of Open Records is not able to enforce its own rulings when granting access to records to people who have been denied.”