Proponents for open government will have to wait a little longer before members of the House vote on legislation that would open up the General Assembly.More here.
The bill would remove the General Assembly's exemption from the Freedom of Information Act, and open all meetings except party caucuses.
House Speaker Bob Gilligan sponsored the legislation, and says he doesn't want any amendments to the bill to catch anyone off-guard.
Sunday, February 01, 2009
Bill to strengthen Del. FOIA put on hold
A bill to include the Delaware General Assembly and all meetings (except party caucuses) in the FOIA won't be "worked" until March 19, according to its sponsor, House Speaker Bob Gilligan. He hopes to prevent any surprising amendments.