Sunshine Laws

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Sunshine Laws

Laws at both federal and state levels requiring regulators to make meetings and decisions public. Some sunshine laws allow ordinary citizens to attend the meetings, but all aim to increase transparency in economic regulation. The SEC, for example, makes many of its decisions available for public view on its website.
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We have spoken to the PCT and the Information Commissioner's Office and we don't fall within that criteria of Freedom of Information legislation.
And figures obtained under Freedom of Information legislation show how the five worst offenders have been investigated for around 1,000 crimes and have been arrested more than 400 times.
Labour's health spokesman Neil Findlay, who obtained the figures through freedom of information legislation, said the locations had all been flagged up by the Scottish Ambulance Service.
And the figures - released under Freedom of Information legislation - show the stretch of road where drivers are most likely to get booked has been the same street for the past three years.
After having to invoke the Freedom of Information legislation, the data on which the council deliberations were based include a list of the collisions in the five years from April 2003 to March 2008.
CPDI has demanded the Government to take immediate steps to strengthen freedom of information legislation in order to empower citizens and enable them to participate in development, service delivery and democratic process in an informed and effective manner.
expenses from Freedom of Information legislation, effectively keeping them secret.
Using Freedom of Information legislation, the longest case of delayed discharge we found was seven months and four days (221 days) at North Cheshire Hospitals Trust, which includes Warrington and Halton Hospitals.
Using Freedom of Information legislation we discovered that Conwy Council handed tickets to 8,976 drivers, while Neath Port Talbot Council gave out 19,609 fines.
And this just days after the shameful vote to exempt the Government from the Freedom of Information legislation.
Here, we document some of the closest calls - which were revealed to Schlosser through freedom of information legislation.
The details of his successful appeal were revealed under the Freedom of Information legislation.
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