Tag Archives: Right to Know

Commission Recommends Changes to NH Right-to-Know Appeal Process

A commission tasked with reforming New Hampshire’s law on open records requests, released a report last week recommending a new process for citizen complaints. The commission is advocating for an extrajudicial system so citizens can appeal when public officials refuse … Continue reading

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Henniker Board of Selectmen Violate Right to Know Statute…Again!

The HBOS (Henniker Board of Selectmen) held a properly called and noticed meeting on Friday, October 27, 2017. (…) The only item of business on the posted Public Notice for the Public Meeting (Notice) was to authorize the purchase of a sidewalk … Continue reading

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Right to Know NH Bills for 2018

The Right-to-Know Law changes as new bills pass into law. Almost every year there are proposed bills to amend the Right-to-Know Law. This year, Right to Know NH has proposed 7 bills to strengthen the ability of citizens of New … Continue reading

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Tuftonboro’s Noxious Lawsuit, Part of National Trend

“These lawsuits are an absurd practice and noxious to open government.” That’s how the Associated Press quotes University of Kansas journalism professor Jonathan Peters, speaking about a troubling trend in recent years of government bodies suing citizens who seek disclosure … Continue reading

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International Right to Know and The New Hampshire Connection

For several years, The Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers has been offering workshops on the Right to Know Law, RSA 91-A, its foundation in our State Constitution and how a taxpayer group can use it in uncovering municipal corruption. So … Continue reading

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N.H. Right to Know Study Commission seeks public input

The Right to Know Study Commission has met twice so far and is making progress on its agenda to study alternate processes to resolve right-to-know complaints. Future meetings of the Right to Know Study Commission will be held each Thursday at 1:30 … Continue reading

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RTKNH meeting Saturday 9/16 at 9am

Right to Know NH will meet on Saturday, September 16, 2017 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 status of Right to … Continue reading

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