Tag Archives: RTK

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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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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Access to Electronic Records Under the Right to Know Law

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N.H. Senate Hearing on SB395 on Access to Electronic Records on January 17 at 10:45

Senate Bill 395 to improve access to electronic records under the Right-to-Know Law has been introduced in the N.H. Senate and assigned to the Senate Public and Municipal Affairs Committee.  | Keep Reading at Right to Know NH

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N.H. House Passes HB252 to Help Pro Se RTK Litigants

The New Hampshire House passed House Bill 252 with amendment last Wednesday. This bill removes a few gotchas that trip up pro se litigants who file Right-to-Know complaints in court without a lawyer. | Keep Reading at Right to Know NH

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N.H. House Hearing on HB1337 to Apply RTK to Courts

House Bill 1337 to apply the Right-to-Know Law to the courts has been introduced in the N.H. House and assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. This bill is sponsored by Rep. Michael Brewster (R). RTKNH generally supports applying the Right-to-Know Law to the courts, … Continue reading

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NH Court Says SAU 55 Can Charge $7.49 for an Electronic Copy of an Email

SAU 55 has the distinction of being well known to the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  David Taylor, a Right to Know advocate, pursued a Right to Know case against SAU 55 on his own and right up to the Supreme … Continue reading

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New Hampshire rejected 2 bills limiting access to records

Two measures that ultimately failed in New Hampshire were among dozens of bills state Legislatures debated this session that would close or limit public access to government records and meetings, according to a review by The Associated Press and numerous … Continue reading

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2017 Summary of NH Right-to-Know Bills

All the Right-to-Know bills are finished in both the House or Senate for 2017.  As such, it is a good time to summarize the results for the 2017 legislative session.  There were 9 Right-to-Know bills tracked by RTKNH.  3 bills were … Continue reading

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