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Several drafters of a proposed constitutional amendment to enshrine the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act in the state Constitution participated in a public forum in Little Rock on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. From left: attorney David Couch, Arkansas Press Association Executive Director Ashley Wimberley, Democratic state Sen. Clarke Tucker, attorney Jen Standerfer and former independent state representative Nate Bell. (Tess Vrbin/Arkansas Advocate)

Transparency advocates hear public input on proposal to enshrine FOIA in Arkansas Constitution

BY: - November 3, 2023

Members of a government transparency group answered questions from a small crowd in Little Rock on Thursday about their effort to bolster the state‚Äôs public records and open meetings law that they hope will appear on the 2024 Arkansas ballot. Last month, Arkansas Citizens for Transparency (ACT) unveiled a proposed constitutional amendment that would enshrine […]