A running tally of Idaho open meeting law violation accusations

I’m keeping a running tally of such accusations throughout the state, starting retroactively in September. I’ll update with new stories when I see a link.

From Melissa Davlin’s “Idaho Reports” blog


The public is invited to attend any of three upcoming free seminars on Idaho’s key open government laws – the Idaho Open Meeting Law and the Idaho Public Records Law – Sept. 21 through Oct. 20 in McCall, Nampa and Boise, led by Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.

‘Open’ is the best policy for public records, meetings

There was a time when it was common practice for the Idaho Legislature to conduct its committee meetings behind closed doors.

One day late in the 1969 session Ken Robison, the Idaho Statesman’s editorial page editor at the time and still a Boise resident, assigned a Statesman photographer to take a photo of the closed door that was preventing him from sitting in on the Revenue and Taxation Committee meeting.

Editorial from the Idaho Statesman

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