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  • Here & There - Chino Champion
    Here & ThereChino ChampionEmelyn C. Rodriguez, a Sacramento attorney practicing in the law of politics and political reform, has been named executive director of Californians Aware (CalAware), a nonprofit organization supporting citizens' access to governmental meetings and ...... Read more »
  • Council members, mayor seek to limit release of arrest information to the public - Berkeleyside
    BerkeleysideCouncil members, mayor seek to limit release of arrest information to the publicBerkeleysidesaid Terry Francke, general counsel for Californians Aware, a nonprofit focused on government accountability. If approved, the proposal would direct the city manager to develop a new law that would limit what information BPD could release about ...und weitere »... Read more »
  • Water officials take records dispute to state Supreme Court - The San Diego Union-Tribune
    The San Diego Union-TribuneWater officials take records dispute to state Supreme CourtThe San Diego Union-TribuneTerry Francke of Californians Aware, a Sacramento area open-government nonprofit, said the dispute between the two water agencies exposed a weakness in how the public-records law is enforced. “I don't know which is more alien to the Public Records Act ...... Read more »
  • Policeman Confronts Reporter For Taking Photos of Him Detaining Homeless Man - VoiceofOC
    VoiceofOCPoliceman Confronts Reporter For Taking Photos of Him Detaining Homeless ManVoiceofOC... has no more right to stop you from taking photographs than it does from writing down information,” said government transparency expert Terry Francke, Voice of OC's open government consultant and general counsel of the nonprofit Californians Aware.... Read more »

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Ignoring Brown Act Meeting Rules  

CalAware has joined the Los Angeles Times in suing Metrolink, the Los Angeles area transportation agency, challenging the legality of an emergency teleconference meeting that Metrolink’s Board of Directors held in September 2015, where it discussed a single item of...

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Legislative Updates

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  • CA AB1445
    An act to add Article 11 (commencing with Section 50574) to Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the Government Code, relating to local government. 2018/09/14 Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 380, Statutes of 2018.... Read more »
  • CA SB784
    An act to amend Section 647 of the Penal Code, relating to crimes. 2018/03/03 Last day to consider Governor’s veto pursuant to Joint Rule 58.5.... Read more »
  • CA AB889
    An act to amend Section 1002 of the Code of Civil Procedure, relating to secrecy agreements. 2018/02/01 Died on third reading file.... Read more »
  • CA SB655
    An act to amend Section 3301 of the Government Code, relating to public safety officers. 2018/02/01 Returned to Secretary of Senate pursuant to Joint Rule 56.... Read more »
  • CA AB165
    An act to add Section 49052 to the Education Code, and to amend Section 1546.1 of the Penal Code, relating to privacy. 2018/02/01 From committee: Filed with the Chief Clerk pursuant to Joint Rule 56.... Read more »
  • CA SB657
    An act to add Section 6259.5 to the Government Code, relating to public records. 2018/02/01 Returned to Secretary of Senate pursuant to Joint Rule 56.... Read more »
  • CA AB1542
    An act to add Section 667.95 to the Penal Code, relating to violent felonies. 2017/10/11 Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 668, Statutes of 2017.... Read more »
  • CA AB459
    An act to add Section 6254.4.5 to the Government Code, relating to public records. 2017/09/26 Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 291, Statutes of 2017.... Read more »
  • CA AB1428
    An act to amend Sections 832.5 and 832.7 of, and to add Section 832.19 to, the Penal Code, relating to peace officers. 2017/09/01 In committee: Held under submission.... Read more »

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