Posts Tagged ‘California Public Records Act’

Secrecy, deception: CA bullet train follows path of Big Dig

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

One of the defining characteristics of a government boondoggle is secrecy. Boondoggles are much less likely to come to pass if early scrutiny reveals huge problems. This was illustrated perfectly by the "Big Dig" -- the Boston tunnel and road building project that was the most expensive of its ki...

Govt. Fights Citizens' Right to Know

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

APRIL 12, 2011 By TORI RICHARDS A recent appellate court decision could have far-reaching impact on whether citizens can successfully fight government agencies for documents under the California Public Records Act. Attorneys battling for public records only have one big hammer -- attorneys' fee...