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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Even Idaho Is Considering Improvements to Open Meetings Law

Idaho, which is not known as an open-government paradise, is considering legislation to remove the "intentional" violation requirement under their open meetings act. The story is by the Spokesman-Review.

The Idaho Attorney General says in the story that proving members of a governing body knew the meeting was illegal is hard and is therefore a roadblock to bringing open meetings enforcement cases. He's right.

Good for Idaho.