Pennsylvania Office of Open Records holds annual training on Right to Know Law

  • Oct 04, 2012

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records will conduct its annual training on the Right-to-Know Law and Sunshine Law.

“Now more than ever, the right-to-know law is important to ensuring honest and accountable government in Pennsylvania,” Executive Director Terry Mutchler said. “Training is a vital component to be sure agencies and citizens are on the same page about how open government works.

OOR Attorney Audrey Buglione who has conducted numerous trainings across the Commonwealth will be coordinating this annual training. Attendees will have ample opportunity to have questions answered such as: Is a contract public? Is a budget a public record? How soon is a public body required to respond? How much can a public body charge to photocopy public records? What is the procedure to obtain access to records? How do I file an appeal?

The training will be conducted on October 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the State Museum Auditorium located at 621 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0300. The training is free and open to everyone, including citizens, public officials and members of the media. Registration is recommended as seating is limited. Forms are available at: http://openrecords.state.pa.us or you can click here for more information.

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