Rep. David Ray, R-Maumelle

Officials can’t say they serve the people while taking shots at the public’s right to know

BY: - September 9, 2023

Pardon me if you’ve heard this before: Arkansans’ right to know how their state and local governments operate is enshrined in a 56-year-old law called the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. During this year’s legislative session, some lawmakers attempted to punch gaping holes in the FOIA’s defense against government secrecy, large enough to make much […]