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public record

Federal, state, or local records that are available for inspection by the public. In real estate, it refers to the practice of filing copies of all real estate documents in a central depository, where they are indexed and preserved for viewing by members of the public.
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The discovery arose while Hobbs' staff attempted to fulfill a public records request, she wrote in an email to Assistant Attorney General Todd Lawson and Beau Roysden, chief of the Appeals and Constitutional Litigation Division.
To provide a more accurate and advanced service, GoLookUp has launched a city-based Public Records search service.
In 1968, the right to access public records and meetings was guaranteed by Fla.
The paper argued that the text messages were public record and when the city failed to produce the texts requested, it violated the public records act.
Being named in a lawsuit for filing a public records request was "just more of the same" from a school system that "goes to great lengths to protect themselves and administrators at the expense of students, staff, and taxpayers," Sordyl says.
When it comes to exemptions, Oregon's public records law is beginning to look a lot like black flannel suit that has been dragged through a room full of white angora cats.
In a constitutional governance, public officials are the custodians of the public records and documents, and the people, the real sovereigns, have the right of access to all public records.
The case dates back to 2009 when local environment activist Ted Smith filed a public records request seeking records of communications between San Jose government officials concerning a proposed downtown development effort in the city.
In an e-mail to reporters, Saunders wrote, "Once the term in office expires, the pages essentially expire." It is Saunders' view that social media is used to link constituents to public records, and its contents are not public records.
* A bill aimed to curtail public records shakedowns, SB 224, sponsored by Sen.
Galvin is under fire from newspaper publishers statewide this month for a series of rulings from his office that, in the eyes of many, have further eroded a set of public records laws already considered to be among the worst in the nation.
10 December 2014 - UK-based regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm Exiger has acquired US-based public records research and due diligence investigations firm HedgeCheck, the company said on Wednesday.

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