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by Ed Naile
Jim Splaine and RSA 91-A – again.
Assistant Mayor of Portsmouth, NH, Jim Splaine, is in a self-created Right-to-Know jam. As an advocate for openness in government for as long as New Hampshire has taken the issue seriously, he should know the ropes as well as anyone.
Here goes my take on the situation. I [...]
Right-to-Know Supreme Court Victory
Our state’s Right-to-Know Law became more robust on April 19. That’s when the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that public bodies must, if requested, provide documents in electronic format when they are maintained electronically.
For me, this was an enormous victory. As an elected member of the Timberlane Regional School [...]
It’s a great day in NH! Taxpayers win again!
The NH Supreme Court just decided in favor of Donna Green’s challenge to access to public records and how they should be available to people under RSA91-A. See slip decision and Metzler’s RTW Procedure below.
State Supreme Court rules public has right to electronic government information