Oklahoma governor’s office under fire for open records policy

FOI Oklahoma Inc the latest to accuse Gov. Fallin and her advisers of redefining state’s Open Records Act. Fallin spokesman said the office is working to respond to unprecedented records requests.

BY ZEKE CAMPFIELD Modified: December 6, 2012 at 11:27 pm •  Published: December 7, 2012

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin’s office has come under criticism from a state nonprofit that works to protect access to government records.

A statement by Fallin’s general counsel, Steve Mullins, about withholding emails relating to intergovernmental deliberations is “disappointing” and “puzzling,” Lindel Hutson, the president of FOI Oklahoma, wrote in a letter to the governor on Wednesday.


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