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ID requirement at state building raises concerns

John Marion talks to WPRI about new identification requirements at a Department of Administration building.

On APRA, R.I. attorney general tells public bodies: Accept the facts, not just the fax

John Marion talks to the Boston Globe about ARPA requests and public access to government records.

Redboxing 101: How Campaigns & Super PACs Openly Undermine Democracy

Campaign Legal Center's virtual event, "Redboxing 101: How Campaigns & Super PACs Openly Undermine Democracy," was held on February 17, 2023 and featured panelist discussion of the issue of Redboxing and its impact on federal, state and local elections.

In bid for more transparency, changes to RI’s public records law introduced

An update to the state’s public records law has been filed at the State House, seeking to make government more transparent.

Money & Influence 02.8.2023

Lobbying RI’s part-time legislators is big business. Here’s how big it was in 2022.

John Marion discusses the power of lobbying in Rhode Island politics.

Good-government advocates fault state’s refusal to release RISP misconduct records

Transparency experts criticize Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha’s office's decision to deny an Access to Public Records request filed by the Providence Journal for documents detailing a former Rhode Island State Police lieutenant colonel’s alleged dishonesty.

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