11 Alerts From the PUBLIC RECORDS Tag


Transparency Worth Fighting For: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #473

To quote from the NMA Guide to the Freedom of Information Act and State/Municipal Public Records Requests (yes, we do need to work on that title): Constructive reform of government requires a thorough understanding of an issue.  Used effectively, the records request helps provide transparency of policy and related activity that are essential ingredients to […]

2015 Fourth Quarter Legislative Update: NMA E-Newsletter #364

The legislative process slows down throughout the fall and into the holidays since most state legislatures have recessed for the year. Look for much more activity in the first quarter of 2016. However, we did see a few notable proposals that required our members’ attention in the fourth quarter of 2015, which we will summarize […]

Changing Your Perspective: NMA E-Newsletter #361

In football, it pays to scout the competition. The same holds true when it comes to fighting tickets. With that in mind, we’d like to review some interesting articles we found on policeone.com, which is a news and information site targeted toward police officers. The site is definitely worth a look because the content reflects […]

A Little Help Here: NMA E-Newsletter #343

License plate readers, facial recognition systems, surveillance cameras, cell phone snoopers. They’re all out there, and the NMA needs all the help it can get in fighting back. That’s why we appreciate the efforts of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The EFF has made citizen surveillance a priority through its newly launched Street Level Surveillance […]

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1: NMA E-Newsletter #336

Helping NMA members fight traffic tickets is foundational to the NMA mission. Over the years we’ve collected lots of tips and suggestions for getting the best results in court. We recently came across this list of Frequently Asked Questions and thought it would provide a good refresher on some basic ticket-fighting principles. Look for Part […]