Open Records Keep Government Transparent. After Local Corruption Scandals, Are They Working Here?
The right to know how various government entities conduct their business is a cornerstone of democracy. That's why each state in the U.S. has laws stipulating that local governments must divulge most public records in a timely and complete manner.
In the wake of multiple corruption allegations against local elected officials, however, how well are public records laws working to make sure journalists and the public have access to such vital information?
Joining Cincinnati Edition are Graydon Law Attorney Darren Ford, Channel 12 Special Projects and Investigative Producer Stephanie Kuzydym and Cincinnati Enquirer City Government Reporter Sharon Coolidge.
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