Idaho Press Club sues Ada County for multiple violations of Idaho’s public records law

CONTACT:
Melissa Davlin
Vice President, Idaho Press Club
208-410-7239
melissadavlin@gmail.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Idaho Press Club today sued Ada County for multiple violations of Idaho's public records law. The lawsuit, filed in 4th District Court in Boise, seeks full release of records related to four different public records requests by the Press Club and its members. It also seeks a change in how Ada County handles future public records requests, to make county officials comply with Idaho … [Read more...]

Nominations Accepted for Open-Government Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Max Dalton Open Government Award sponsored by the Idaho Newspaper Foundation. The 2011 award will be the 13th annual award given to each year since 1999 to a citizen or group judged to be an outspoken advocate of openness in either public records or public meetings on the state or local level.

Nominations should be submitted by March 11 by sending a letter of nomination to starnews@frontier.com. Go to [Read more...]