Tag Archives: FOIA

My Public Records Request to Cooper and Stein Turn 1 Year Old Next Month

Three of my four public records requests sent to Governor Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein will be turning one year old next month.  Continue reading

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Unpacking Common Core Standards Document Utilizes Questionable Sources

Last year I was approached by a set of parents who had students in a 6th grade Wake county school. These parents were unable to obtain detailed documentation on a particular lesson given in their child’s classroom. The lesson was on Islam.


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FOIA: PolitiFactNC More Interested In Narrative Than Fact

Last Friday evening, PolitiFactNC dropped a ‘fact check’ on a tweet by Lt. Governor Dan Forest written by News and Observer’s Will Doran.

While PolitiFactNC found the statement to be false, a closer examination proved the Lt. Governor’s statement was actually true. PolitiFactNC earned its first Pants On Fire rating.

I followed up and did a Freedom of Information Act request submitted the Lt. Governor’s office for any conversations Doran had with that office for the article. Continue reading

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Alamance Elections Board Sued Over Handling of Public Records Requests (Updated -Suit Dropped)

Civitas has filed a lawsuit against the Alamance Elections Board over a public records request.

Press Release:

RALEIGH – The Civitas Institute has filed suit in Alamance County Superior Court challenging the legality of the Alamance County Board of Election’s public records policy. In the 12-page complaint, Civitas asks the Court to clarify several areas of North Carolina public records law, including what actions by a state agency constitute a denial of a public records request, whether requestors of public records may be required to physically inspect records before receiving copies, and to what extent a records custodian may delegate away his or her statutory duty to provide the public with access to records.

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NRSC to FOIA NC On #Obamacare Enrollments

On the heels of the revelation that Senator Mark Udall of Colorado pressured the Colorado Division of insurance to ‘revise’ their Obamacare enrollment numbers, the National Republican Senatorial Committee has announced it will FOIA similar agencies in different states, including North Carolina. From a newsletter from the NRSC via email, here is the relevant portion: Continue reading

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