A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

Dominic Pileggi

Open records law continues to draw proposals for revision

It's been nearly a decade since state lawmakers completely rewrote the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, making fundamental changes to what had widely been considered among the nation's weakest legislation on access to government records.

The revised law has made a vast amount of information available to the public, substantially increased the workload for state courts and produced a number of proposals to amend it.

A look at some of what's been under consideration.

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EDITOR'S NOTE — Last of four parts on a survey of how local government agencies and school districts in Pennsylvania are responding to requests for public records under the state...

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