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California’s Lack of Online Child Care Records Leaves Parents in Dark

January 31, 2014 | 5:00 am

California’s Lack of Online Child Care Records Leaves Parents in Dark

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The majority of states make reports on licensed preschool and after-care programs available online.

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Pérez Wants California Public Records Act Restored, But Steinberg Balks

June 19, 2013 | 11:59 pm

Pérez Wants California Public Records Act Restored, But Steinberg Balks

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by Scott Detrow, Dan Brekke, Francesca Segrè and Jon Brooks Updates on this story here. Original post A  growing furor over proposed changes to the California Public Records Act is threatening to undo this month’s relatively smooth budget negotiations. Responding to criticism that the changes would substantially weaken California’s open records laws, Assembly Speaker John Perez announced […]

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Open Government Activists Irate Over Proposed Weakening of Public Records Act

June 19, 2013 | 7:07 am

Open Government Activists Irate Over Proposed Weakening of Public Records Act

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By Francesca Segrè and Dan Brekke First Amendment activists and advocates of open government are furious about legislation sent to the governor that could make public records harder for news organizations and the general public to get. Currently, the California Public Records Act requires local government agencies to respond to requests for public records within […]

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