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Government Employee Benefits Records

Government Employee Benefits Records Q: As a part of freedom of information act, government employees [names & amounts posted] receive their salaries and benefits which are sourced from funds that were generated from the tax base (tax-paying public). I want to know names and amounts of financial benefits (social services/housing) that each person in Santa Clara County receives, as those are also sourced from funds that were generated from the tax base (tax-paying public). Please

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Employee Information and the CPRA

Employee Information and the CPRA Q: I am curious about the relation between the CPRA and the release of CA State employees’ exact department, classification, and salary information.  I am not a state worker although I work in a state agency and have two close family members who are state employees.  This week it was brought to our attention that a website (www.youradvocacy.com) hosted a list of every state employee, their dept. and title, and

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Commentary

Celebrate Sunshine Week in California–Hold Public Officials Accountable for Access to Information By Karl Olson Californians declared by an overwhelming vote two years ago that they have a constitutional right of access to “information concerning the conduct of the people’s business,” including both the meetings and the records of the officials who spend public money. But sometimes those same public officials have to be dragged, kicking and screaming, into recognizing that constitutional right. Consider these

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FAC’s Brown Act Primer

RESOURCES ACCESS TO Meetings Accessing Public Meetings in CALIFORNIA Ralph M. Brown Act Primer Download the Brown Act Primer Menu | Ralph M. Brown Act Table of Contents This primer is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to constitute legal advice and does not form an attorney-client relationship. It is copyrighted by the First Amendment Coalition. Contact the First Amendment Coalition at FAC@firstamendmentcoalition.org. California Brown Act Primer I. Introduction This primer was last updated

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A&A: School Board Voted In Secret to Pick New Superintendent

Q: Our group plus hundreds of teachers, parents, and community activists protested against the secret meeting that the city school board to pick the new yet controversial superintendent. We believe that the closed and secret meeting violated several provisions of the Brown Act and we would like help in understanding how the Brown Act applies and in finding an attorney. A: I am sorry to hear about the lack of transparency associated with the hiring

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