Common Cause http://kvpr.org en New Law Would Limit California Public Records Act http://kvpr.org/post/new-law-would-limit-california-public-records-act <p>A new California law could make it more difficult to get public records from local governments. A “trailer bill” attached to this year’s state budget would make compliance with certain parts of the California Public Records Act optional.</p><p>Phillip Ung with the open government advocacy group Common Cause says Senate Bill 71 would enact drastic changes to the Act.</p><p>“SB 71 essentially makes participation in the California Public Records Act voluntary, based on what it is the city wants to do,” says Ung.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:50:00 +0000 Katie Orr 16748 at http://kvpr.org New Law Would Limit California Public Records Act