Assembly reviews government transparency bills

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 2/07/2013 3:14 pm

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Attorney General's office is advocating two bills aimed at increasing government transparency.

One of the bills discussed in an Assembly committee Thursday attempts to streamline the public records request process and allow a more-informed public audience.

Opponents argue the bill grants the government greater authority in arbitrarily deeming certain documents unworthy of public disclosure.

The second bill revises the open meetings law in response to the complaints the Attorney General's office regularly receives about open meeting law violations.

Carson City Republican Assemblyman Pete Livermore says the bill may already be outdated because it fails to address social media communications.

 

©2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.