Office to watch public records? Vermo...

Office to watch public records? Vermont ponders an office for gova t transparency

There are 4 comments on the Bennington Banner story from Feb 3, 2011, titled Office to watch public records? Vermont ponders an office for gova t transparency. In it, Bennington Banner reports that:

With more than 250 exemptions and no one to enforce it besides the courts, Vermont's public records law is coming under scrutiny from lawmakers, open government advocates and the administration of new Gov.

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Ardmore, OK

#1 Feb 3, 2011
So really, this is a good idea. Though there already are guidelines in places matters such as these. Oh well people if you really want some courts records or information, and just don't want to pay for it. I know where you can the Bennington Probation and Parole, they'll even email you anyones information.

Bennington, VT

#2 Feb 5, 2011
Great! It will be a sort of a "Department of Redundancy Department"! More jobs for government!

Bennington, VT

#3 Feb 5, 2011
You all want the media to "do some digging" but don't support anything that lets them do it.
A Jackson

Brewster, MA

#4 Feb 7, 2011
never mind the media, try going in as a private citizen and getting something they don't want you to have.

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