6 Blog Posts From the PUBLIC RECORDS Tag


Predatory Towing Not Just an Inconvenience: NMA E-Newsletter #539

Predatory Towing Not Just an Inconvenience: NMA E-Newsletter #539

Cities tow cars for many reasons. They are often towed when doubled parked or left in front of a fire hydrant. If there are too many parking tickets, cities will often boot first, and if the driver does not pay the tickets in a certain amount of time, the boot comes off, and the vehicle […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 19, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 19, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –10 Year Aussie Study finds no benefit for RLCs– –Fed Judge Opens MD Speed Cam Secrecy case– –MD officials admit that longer yellows are safer– Friday, February 16, 2018 Ten-Year Australian Study Finds Little Red-Light Camera Benefit Red-light cameras and speed cameras have failed to make South Australian streets demonstrably […]

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

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 […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: September 11, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: September 11, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –NJ upholds Right to Cop Dashcam Video– –Iowa refunds speed cam tickets– –CA weighs in on ALPR data– Friday, September 8, 2017 New Jersey Appellate Court Upholds Public Right To Cop Dashcam Video New Jersey residents have a right to see the videos recorded by police dashboard cameras under a […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 20, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 20, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –San Francisco sues rental car companies over tolling– –KS Supreme Court declares reclined seat suspicious– –TX lawmakers balk at RLC Repeal– Friday, March 17, 2017 California City Sues American Traffic Solutions Over Rental Cars San Francisco, California believes American Traffic Solutions (ATS) has been defrauding the public. The city earlier […]