Category Archives: Right to Know NH

Well Informed Electorate is Critical for Democracy

In 1974 I took a Right to Know suit against the Raymond School Board for going into a non-public about my request.  Later I read RSA 91-A 3,II-c, which clearly stated the elected board could only go into Non public … Continue reading

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Right to Know Bills before the House

The following Bills, wil lbe before the House for a vote this Thursday. HB 1347 – Bill requires meeting minutes to include: Names of the members who made or seconded each motion Brief summary of comments made during deliberations All relevant … Continue reading

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How much is Open Government Worth to You?

Last Year HB 178 passed which established a 13 member commission to study alternative processes to resolve right-to-know complaints … fter several months of meetings, the 13 member Study Commission found that citizens need a grievance resolution process which is easier, cheaper, … Continue reading

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How Public Bodies Obstruct​​ your Right to Know

​David Maudsley wanted to know how much two legal cases cost the taxpayers in SAU 55.  He never found out. He got some partial information after the exchange of many emails and a two-month wait. Here is his charming cry … Continue reading

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Sunshine always Right

Open government is not a political platform. It is a basic American right. The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the … Continue reading

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RTKNH Meeting Saturday 3/17 at 9 a.m

Right to Know NH will meet on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. in Concord, NH at 8 North Main Street in the office of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers.  We will discuss the Right to Know Law … Continue reading

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Open Government Panel Discussions scheduled for Sunshine Week

In recognition of Sunshine Week (March 11-17), a national initiative to promote open government, the New England First Amendment Coalition and Right to Know NH will present two New Hampshire panel discussions on the state’s freedom of information laws. | More at Right to Know … Continue reading

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