California governor signs bill making state university foundation records public

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill requiring  state university foundations, auxiliaries and bookstores to grant public access to their records.

Jon Keigwin, chief of staff for Senator Leland Yee who authored the bill, said it would open a new era in accountability and transparency,  “I’ve talked to several reporters who have been waiting for this law to go into effect for several years. They basically have their … requests and are ready to hit ‘send’ on their computers.” -db

From the Student Press Law Center, September 7, 2011, by Peter Velz.

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