Opinion: Court ruling bolsters public's right to know

The state Commonwealth Court last week reversed a decision of the York County Court of Common Pleas by finding that 911 response logs are required to contain destination addresses or cross street information. This is a positive decision in the name of the public right to know and, most importantly, the public's right to know things accurately. Read More...

Opinion: Commonwealth Court issues two positive rulings in Right to Know cases

In County of York v. OOR and Ted Czech, the Commonwealth Court reversed the decision of the York County Court of Common Pleas by finding that 911 times response logs are required to contain destination address or cross street information. Read More...

Agency 'work session' must be open to the public

Q: A local agency plans to conduct a work session this week for board members to discuss ways to fill budget shortfalls. The work session has not been advertised and the public will not be allowed to attend. The agency says because the gathering is a “work session” and no votes will take place, it doesn’t have to be public. Is that right? Read More...