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Open government seminars set in North Idaho

The public is invited to attend an upcoming free seminar on Idaho’s key open government laws – the Idaho Open Meeting Law and the Idaho Public Records Law – on May 29 in Moscow or Lewiston, or May 30 in Coeur d’Alene, led by Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.

From IDOG

A tax on public records? Idaho agency says yes, for now

Spurred by questions from KUER News, the Idaho State Tax Commission expects to introduce legislation next year that would prevent public agencies from collecting sales tax on documents and other records released by officials, KUER has learned.

From KUER 90.1 NPR Utah

Let the sun shine in: Idahoans deserve to know all the donors

The First Amendment protects freedom of speech and of the press, with the goal of making sure that controversial and unpopular political speech can be expressed by all. That freedom is not limited to newspapers: Everyone has the same free speech rights whether you have access to a printing press or not.

Editorial from the Idaho Statesman

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