Dr. Joyce Ajayi is a policy analyst at the Arkansas Center for Research in Economics at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and coauthor of “Access Arkansas: County Web Transparency,” a report on the accessibility of fiscal, administrative, and political information in Arkansas local governments. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the University of Central Arkansas.
Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin’s recent call to modernize the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (AFOIA), along with Gov. Sarah Sanders‘ proposal for amendments during her announcement of the special legislative session, have each raised important questions about the balance between transparency and privacy in government operations. In her announcement of the special session, the […]