sunshine law http://kbia.org en Let The Sunshine In: Missouri Law On Open Records Lacks Teeth, Critics Say http://kbia.org/post/let-sunshine-missouri-law-open-records-lacks-teeth-critics-say <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Bill Greenblatt/UPI" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201309/NixonPodiumGreenblattMay132011.jpg" alt="" /><p>Sunday was the start of "Sunshine Week," a time to celebrate the idea of open government and open records. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:40:12 +0000 Chris McDaniel 49922 at http://kbia.org Let The Sunshine In: Missouri Law On Open Records Lacks Teeth, Critics Say Smaller financial penalty for those who break Missouri open government laws http://kbia.org/post/smaller-financial-penalty-those-who-break-missouri-open-government-laws <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;Running afoul of Missouri's open government laws could carry a smaller financial penalty but no longer require proof the law was knowingly broken under legislation before a Senate committee.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:30:14 +0000 Associated Press 49772 at http://kbia.org Smaller financial penalty for those who break Missouri open government laws Why government transparency is on the decline http://kbia.org/post/why-government-transparency-decline <p></p><p></p><p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/"> Intersection website.</a></strong> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:42:48 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 34799 at http://kbia.org Why government transparency is on the decline Nixon signs bill to restore open-records exemption http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-bill-restore-open-records-exemption <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation shielding security plans for public buildings and schools from open-records requests. Fri, 31 May 2013 22:45:04 +0000 Associated Press 34687 at http://kbia.org Nixon signs bill to restore open-records exemption Mo. Senate endorses Sunshine Law overhaul http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-endorses-sunshine-law-overhaul <p>Missouri's Senate has endorsed an <font color="red">overhaul</font> of the state's open meetings and records law, commonly called the <font color="red">Sunshine</font> Law.</p><p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:54:26 +0000 Associated Press 28788 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate endorses Sunshine Law overhaul Nixon urges renewal of some Sunshine Law exemptions http://kbia.org/post/nixon-urges-renewal-some-sunshine-law-exemptions <p>Gov. Jay Nixon is urging renewal of exemptions from Missouri's open records law for security systems of government buildings and policies for responding to terrorism.</p><p>The exemptions protecting such information from disclosure expired at the end of 2012.</p><p>Nixon has scheduled news conferences on the topic today at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the Missouri State Highway Patrol General Headquarters in Jefferson City. Law enforcement and public school district officials are scheduled to take part.</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 14:30:03 +0000 Associated Press 26813 at http://kbia.org Nixon urges renewal of some Sunshine Law exemptions Schweich blasts Missouri governments for not following Sunshine Laws http://kbia.org/post/schweich-blasts-missouri-governments-not-following-sunshine-laws <p>Auditor Tom Schweich says the state and local governments are routinely violating Missouri&#39;s open records and meetings law. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:07:35 +0000 Associated Press 10450 at http://kbia.org