Open Meetings Act

Fourth District Appellate Court Update: FOIA and Personal Electronic Communications

You may remember the guidance issued in 2011, in which the Office of the Attorney General issued an opinion holding that electronic records relating to the transaction of public business are "public records" within the meaning of the Freedom of Information Act - even then they are generated on a public official's private equipment and/or maintained on personal electronic accounts.

6 Tasks to Complete before the End of the School Year

As your administrations and boards are wrapping up the year and preparing for next year, we wanted to give you a quick run-down of new and nearly new tasks created by the law that should not be forgotten for next year: