Idaho cities, counties wary of proposed public-records review process

In Idaho, citizens are solely responsible for enforcing the state’s public records laws. If an agency wrongfully denies access to a public record, a citizen’s lone remedy is a lawsuit, which can be a costly and intimidating process.

From the Idaho Statesman

Trio of takeaways from workshop

Three things became clear in a hurry Wednesday night at the Coeur d’Alene Inn.

One, Lawrence Wasden, Idaho’s outstanding attorney general, missed his true calling. He should be in the movies.

Editorial from the Coeur d’Alene Press

Workshops cover Idaho open government laws

It was standing-room only in Sandpoint late last week as 75-plus people filled the Sandpoint Library’s community room for a three-hour workshop on Idaho’s open meeting and public records laws. There were four such sessions in North Idaho in as many days, all sponsored by Idahoans for Openness in Government and featuring Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.

From The Spokesman-Review

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